Doppler

IB Physics: Doppler

Some students may not have noticed the Doppler effect so a video of an ambulance passing an observer is a good start.Understanding why the wavelength changes due to the movement of the source is helped no end by showing an animation. to show how the usual static diagram is constructed. It is difficult to visualise that the outer ring was formed when the source was at the starting position. The derivation is quite easy...


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