PHY132S Waves - Class 8 - Wednesday January 28 2009

Today we finished the Waves section of PHY132. We discussed lens optics and returned to the topic of mirrors. The textbook references are §23.6 through §23.8.

For the Java applet linked to below, we used it a couple of different ways:

As always, you can learn a lot by exploring even more with this applet.


As usual, here are links to the PowerPoint, Journal, and Flash animations that we used in class today.

Side Screen PowerPoint as pdf
Journal as pdf (Con Hall only)
In exploring object-image relationships for a converging thin lens we used a Java applet. You may access it with the button to the right.


The Java applet accessed above was written by the Physics Education Technology (PhET) group at the University of Colorado at Boulder,