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Homework Help: Wave functions

  1. Feb 3, 2008 #1
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    please can someone point me in the right direction - i have read the text books, looked at the lecture notes and i dont have a clue what to do.
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  3. Feb 4, 2008 #2


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    Does the string respond linearly? If so, you can apply the principle of superposition.
  4. Feb 4, 2008 #3


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    In other words, just add y1 and y2 to get the total wave and then set t to various values and graph the shapes.
  5. Feb 5, 2008 #4
    thaks guys
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