Introduction to Fourier Analysis

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Title Introduction to Fourier Analysis
Description This activity is designed to help students gain a qualitative intuitive understanding of Fourier Analysis. It was developed to be used in a sophomore level modern physics course, after lecture instruction on atomic models. a sophomore level modern physics course. For more details about the course, please see: It is not as inquiry based as the guidelines recommend because the course requires computer grading, so the questions are very directed.
Subject Mathematics, Physics
Level Undergrad - Advanced, Undergrad - Intro
Type Homework
Answers Included No
Language English
Keywords Advanced Math, math, phet activity, sine, superposition, wave
Simulation(s) Fourier: Making Waves

Author(s) Sam McKagan, Kathy Perkins and Carl Wieman
Contact Email
School / Organization University of Colorado
Date submitted 7/23/06
Date updated 4/20/10