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Integral treatment of teaching waves
Author(s): Lia Maria Zerbino; N. N. Baade; M. E. Lavagna; A. B. Mocoroa

Paper Abstract

Using like basic idea that the similar equations corresponds to the similar models and they can explain similar phenomena with characteristic own, a strategy has been developed for the integrated treatment of the waves teaching. The analogies pointed out by the mathematical equations allow unifying topics like that of the propagation of the electromagnetic energy, the propagation of the energy through the matter and the mechanic-quantum treatment of the systems evolution. The wealth of the analysis of the meanings of the wave functions as well as of the coefficients involved in the equations allows to carry out a conceptual synthesis of the natural phenomenology. Results of the application of this strategy in basic university courses are commented.

Paper Details

Date Published: 16 June 2000
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 3831, Sixth International Conference on Education and Training in Optics and Photonics, (16 June 2000); doi: 10.1117/12.388701
Show Author Affiliations
Lia Maria Zerbino, Univ. Nacional de La Plata (Argentina)
N. N. Baade, Univ. Nacional de La Plata (Argentina)
M. E. Lavagna, Univ. Nacional de La Plata (Argentina)
A. B. Mocoroa, Univ. Nacional de La Plata (Argentina)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3831:
Sixth International Conference on Education and Training in Optics and Photonics
Jose Javier Sanchez-Mondragon, Editor(s)

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