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Circular wave

  1. Aug 24, 2009 #1
    Football season's comming up, so here we go.

    Assume a circular stadium. A "Human wave" travels around the stadium.
    T = period
    a = distance to first row
    d = distance between rows
    n = row number (may need to be converted from a letter or double letter)

    Wave velocity

    v = wr
    v = w(a+nd)


    or...

    w=2pi/T

    v = 2pi(a+nd)/T

    It is left to the student to work out the elliptical case.
     
  2. jcsd
  3. Aug 25, 2009 #2
    Nice info
     
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