tsl318 - Wave Equation y(x, t) = A sin(kx - t)...

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Wave Equation y ( x, t ) = A sin( kx - ωt ) (displacement) v ( x, t ) = ∂y ∂t = - ωA cos( kx - ωt ) (velocity) a ( x, t ) = 2 y ∂t 2 = - ω 2 A sin( kx - ωt ) (acceleration) ∂y ∂x = kA cos( kx - ωt ) (slope of wave form) 2 y ∂x 2 = - k 2 A sin( kx - ωt ) (curvature of wave form)
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This note was uploaded on 04/30/2008 for the course PHYS 204 taught by Professor Andrevantonder during the Spring '07 term at Rhode Island.

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