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REFRACTING WAVES IN RIPPLE TANK<br />
Waves refracting off holiday shoal in ripple tank<br />
When vertical plane waves encounter shoal, the angle of the wave changes due to the altered depth of the water. The wave bends around the shoal due to resistance.

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REFRACTING WAVES IN RIPPLE TANK
Waves refracting off holiday shoal in ripple tank
When vertical plane waves encounter shoal, the angle of the wave changes due to the altered depth of the water. The wave bends around the shoal due to resistance.

Copyright:© 2010 Richard Megna - Fundamental Photographs

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