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Title: Doppler Physlet
Url: http://webphysics.davidson.edu/Applets/Doppler/Doppler.html
Creator: Christian, Wolfgang
Publisher: Davidson College
Description: This Physlet--one of many Java applets on physics phenomena--shows the waves produced by a moving object whose speed is controlled by the user. The circular waves radiate out, and the observed change in wavelength when the object is approaching or receding is clearly shown. The waves fade away nicely as time passes so the display stays uncluttered and easy to interpret. Clicking on the button "Example of Curricular Material" leads to an interesting exercise.
LC Classification: Science -- Physics -- Electricity and magnetism -- Electricity -- Electric oscillations. Electric waves -- Electromagnetic theory
Technology -- Electrical engineering. Electronics. Nuclear engineering -- Electrical engineering. Electronics. Nuclear engineering -- Radar -- Special types, A-Z -- Doppler
GEM Subject: Science
Science -- Physics
Key Concept: Physics -- Doppler effect
Key Concepts Complete: Yes
Resource Type: Demonstrations
Instructional Materials
InteractiveResource (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
MovingImage (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
Science Materials
Format: html
java
Audience: College/University Instructors
Higher Education
Secondary Education
Students
Teachers
Technical School First Cycle
Technical School Second Cycle
University First Cycle
University Second Cycle
Vocational Training
Language: English
Access Rights: Free access
Subject: Doppler effect
Dynamics of Fluids
Fluid Mechanics
Physics
science
waves
Date Of Record Release: 2008-06-02 03:00:04 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2010-05-13 14:03:58 (W3C-DTF)
Source: comPADRE  comPADRE
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Resource URL Clicks: 5
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