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

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

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/s^{2} |

Vertical position of wave calculation |
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y(x,t) = A × sin × x - 2π/λ × t + φ2π/Ty(x,t) = × sin × 2 × / - × 2 × / + y(x,t) = × sin × / - × / + y(x,t) = × sin × - × + y(x,t) = × siny(x,t) = × y(x,t) = |

Vertical velocity of a wavepoint calculation |

v_{y} = A × × cos2π/λ × x - 2π/λ × t + φ2π/Tv _{y} = × × cos2 × / × 2 × / - × 2 × / + v _{y} = × × cos/ × / - × / + v _{y} = × × cos × - × + v _{y} = × cosv _{y} = × v _{y} = |

Vertical acceleration of a wavepoint calculation |

v_{y} = -A × × sin4π^{2}/T^{2} × x - 2π/λ × t + φ2π/Tv _{y} = - × × sin4 × ^{2}/^{2} × 2 × / - × 2 × / + v _{y} = - × × sin4 × / × / - × / + v _{y} = - × × sin/ × - × + v _{y} = - × × sinv _{y} = × v _{y} = |

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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y(x,t) = A × sin*2π**/**λ* × x - *2π**/**T* × t + φ

v_{y} = A × *2π**/**λ* × cos*2π**/**λ* × x - *2π**/**T* × t + φ

v_{y} = -A × *4π*^{2}*/**T*^{2} × sin*2π**/**λ* × x - *2π**/**T* × t + φ

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