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Unformatted text preview: H133: 1094 Session 1 lSOLUEDNSE Write your name and answers on this sheet and hand it in or the end. There are a variety of activities today; watch the time and try to get through them all. Work with
others at your table on these activities. Argue about the answers but work efficiently! 1. 01: Group Problems [15 min.] a. Introduce yourself to the other students at your table. “\EVMM 30 X3: 36595:).
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the left menu, and click once on the Fourier icon). ' You can set the amplitudes of sine wave to add together by dragging the bars with the mouse or changing the numbers under A], A2, etc. The "Sum" graph shows the net result. Try some different
amplitudes to get a feel how the waves combine. ' Now reset A1 = l and ﬁgure out the coefﬁcients needed to build up a square wave according to
equation (Q1.14). What values did you set for A2 and A3? 9‘3""— "NO as ’— fk 3?:
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This note was uploaded on 06/03/2011 for the course H 133 taught by Professor Furnstahl during the Spring '11 term at Ohio State.
 Spring '11
 Furnstahl
 Quantum Physics

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