ANIMATION OF PLANE ELECTROMAGNETIC WAVES IN VACUUM USING WINPLOT SOFTWARE

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https://doi.org/10.54038/ms.v1i1.4

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Winplot. Simulation of the propagation of electromagnetic waves. Physics education. Animation of math functions.

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In this work, the Winplot software was used to animate plane electromagnetic waves in a vacuum. The target audience was a class of 18 undergraduates in Physics and was applied at the Federal University of Acre, campus Rio Branco, in Brazil. The activity was carried out in a computer lab and conducted through a script with detailed instructions. The results were satisfactory, where participants got more than 60.0% right of four of the six investigative questions. In evaluating the activity, 88.9% considered it a good method to visualize the propagation of electromagnetic waves and 77.0% classified the activity as excellent or good. The application of the activity allowed a dynamic view of the propagation of plane electromagnetic waves in a vacuum, which could contribute to the teaching of such content.

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13/08/2021

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Hadad, I. H. R. de O., & Castanheira da Silva, M. C. da. (2021). ANIMATION OF PLANE ELECTROMAGNETIC WAVES IN VACUUM USING WINPLOT SOFTWARE. Multidisciplinary Sciences Reports, 1(1), 1–17. https://doi.org/10.54038/ms.v1i1.4

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I - CIÊNCIAS EXATAS E DA TERRA