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Description:

This web page explains the physics of sonic shock waves. Text and animations describe and illustrate the wavefronts of sound from a moving point source for the cases of motion equal to, less than, and greater than the speed of sound. This is part of a large collection of physics animations.

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  • Education > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 1
  • Grade 6
  • Grade 8
  • Grade 9

Keywords:

NSDL,Undergraduate (Lower Division),Dynamics of Fluids,sonic boom,Middle School,Fluid Mechanics,wave motion,shock wave,Wave Motion,animation,speed of sound,Informal Education,Higher Education,Oscillations & Waves,curriculum support,Physics,supersonic,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20061003055403577T,Doppler effect,High School,NSDL_SetSpec_439869,Education

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English

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