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Superpostion and interference

  1. Aug 22, 2011 #1
    In my text book There are two headlines "Superposition" and "interference

    but I can't recognize any difference between the two terms
    So what is the difference between them?
  2. jcsd
  3. Aug 22, 2011 #2
    I am not sure what the context of the interference term is...

    Typically, Superposition refers to a condition of a system where behavior is linear to external forces/excitation and hence, complex forces can be separated into simpler components, applied individually to the system and the individual effects added back up again to find the complex effect of the complex force without having to do a complex analysis.
  4. Aug 24, 2011 #3
    I think I got it
    Thanks very much
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