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The Position, Velocity and Acceleration of a Wavepoint Calculator will calculate the:

  1. The y-position of a wavepoint at a certain instant for a given horizontal position if amplitude, phase, wavelength and period are known.
  2. The vertical instantaneous velocity at a certain instant for a given horizontal position if amplitude, phase, wavelength and period are known.
  3. The vertical instantaneous acceleration at a certain instant for a given horizontal position if amplitude, phase, wavelength and period are known.

Please note that for the purpose of calculations Waves are considered as standing.

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Results (detailed calculations and formula below)
The y-position of a wavepoint at a certain instant for a given horizontal position if amplitude, phase, wavelength and period are known is m
The instantaneous velocity of a wavepoint at a certain instant for a given horizontal position if amplitude, phase, wavelength and period are known is m/s
The vertical instantaneous acceleration at a certain instant for a given horizontal position if amplitude, phase, wavelength and period are known is m/s2
Vertical position of wave calculation
y(x,t) = A × sin/λ × x - /T × t + φ
y(x,t) = × sin2 × / × - 2 × / × +
y(x,t) = × sin/ × - / × +
y(x,t) = × sin × - × +
y(x,t) = × sin
y(x,t) = ×
y(x,t) =
Vertical velocity of a wavepoint calculation
vy = A × /λ × cos/λ × x - /T × t + φ
vy = × 2 × / × cos2 × / × - 2 × / × +
vy = × / × cos/ × - / × +
vy = × × cos × - × +
vy = × cos
vy = ×
vy =
Vertical acceleration of a wavepoint calculation
vy = -A × 2/T2 × sin/λ × x - /T × t + φ
vy = - × 4 × 2/2 × sin2 × / × - 2 × / × +
vy = - × 4 × / × sin/ × - / × +
vy = - × / × sin × - × +
vy = - × × sin
vy = ×
vy =
Position Velocity And Acceleration Of A Wavepoint Calculator Input Values
Amplitude (A) m
Wavelength (λ) m
Horizontal position of the wavepoint (x) m
Period of wave (T) s
Time (t) s
Archimedes constant (π)
Initial phase (φ) rad

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Vertical position of wave Formula and Calculation

y(x,t) = A × sin/λ × x - /T × t + φ

Vertical velocity of a wavepoint Formula and Calculation

vy = A × /λ × cos/λ × x - /T × t + φ

Vertical acceleration of a wavepoint Formula and Calculation

vy = -A × 2/T2 × sin/λ × x - /T × t + φ

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