Chapter 16: Waves

Online Concept Tutorials

Wave Superposition

This tutorial explains the meaning of constructive and destructive interference. It uses interactive animations to explore the effects of each type of interference. It then shows how harmonic waves can combine to produce standing waves, and discusses how harmonic waves with slightly different frequencies produce beats.

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Norton Gradebook

Instructors now have an easy way to collect students’ online quizzes with the Norton Gradebook without flooding their inboxes with e-mails.

Students can track their online quiz scores by setting up their own Student Gradebook.