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Superposition of Transverse Simple Harmonic Waves
This Demonstration shows the motion resulting from the superposition of two simple harmonic oscillations in perpendicular directions:
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Cássio Pigozzo
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Two interesting possibilities are superposition of two simple harmonic motions: the same frequency but varying phase difference; simple harmonic waves with different frequencies, producing Lissajous figures.
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Lissajous Curve
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Contributed by:
Cássio Pigozzo
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