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AU OpenCourseWare http://ocw.athabascau.edu Connors, Martin, Reading Notes on Vibrations and Waves. Athabasca, AB: Athabasca University, 2010. Please use the following citation format: Connors, Martin, Reading Notes on Vibrations and Waves. (Athabasca University: AU OpenCourseWare). http://owc.athabascau.ca (accessed [Date]). License: Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-Share Alike. Note: Please use the actual date you accessed this material in your citation. For more information about citing these materials or our Terms of Use, visit: http://ocw.athabascau.ca/terms
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PHYS 302 : Unit 13 Reading Notes – Athabasca University 1 PHYS 302: Vibrations and Waves – Unit 13 Reading Notes French, A. P. Vibrations and Waves . New York: W.W. Norton & Company, 1971. Chapter 2: The Superposition of Periodic Motions (pp. 27–29, up to “Combination of Two Vibrations at Right Angles”). Chapter 8: Boundary Effects and Interference (pp. 284–298). Chapter 2: The Superposition of Periodic Motions Many Superposed Vibrations of the Same Frequency (p. 27) This section corresponds to the material at the beginning of the video lecture that leads to Eq. 2-7. The steps shown in the viewing notes will help you follow the text discussion, but Fig. 2-7 shows more added vectors than the video lecture does, so it is helpful in visualizing the extension to N slits. Chapter 8: Boundary Effects and Interference Multiple-Slit Interference (Diffraction Grating) (p. 284) On p. 285, ignore the use of time delays and concentrate on phase. The equation at the bottom of the page shows the
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