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Transverse Wave Interference

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Homework Statement


Having two identical waves, knowing how much they're out of phase with each other, how can I know the amplitude of the resulting wave (as a factor of the original amplitude)?


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rl.bhat
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Write down two wavw equations, say
A1 = Ao(sinwt + phy1) and A2 = Aosin(wt + phy2)
Add them to find the amplitude of the resultant wave.
 

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