OPTI 380A Prelab 4 - 2010-1

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OPTI 380A Lab 4: Wave Motion OPTI380A Prelab– Lab 4 2010 (1) Read the Simplified Background (2) Write down the equation for the simple harmonic motion of a particle. What is the velocity of the particle? What is the relationship between the frequency, wavelength and velocity? Give an example of a simple harmonic oscillator. (3) Describe the differences between a standing wave and a traveling wave. Give one
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Unformatted text preview: example of each. Show mathematically how one can create a standing wave using two traveling waves. (4) An electromagnetic wave can propagate through a transmission line. At what speed does the wave propagate in m/s? How long does it take for the wave to travel 10m?...
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