Doppler Effect Equations Calculator

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Solving for source frequency.

Inputs:

 wave velocity (v) meter/secondcentimeter/hourcentimeter/secondfoot/dayfoot/hourfoot/minutefoot/secondinch/dayinch/hourinch/minuteinch/secondkilometer/daykilometer/hourkilometer/minutekilometer/secondknotmach sea level 15 Cmeter/daymeter/hourmeter/minutemile/daymile/hourmile/minutemile/secondmillimeter/secondspeed of light in vacuumyard/second
 source velocity (us) meter/secondcentimeter/hourcentimeter/secondfoot/dayfoot/hourfoot/minutefoot/secondinch/dayinch/hourinch/minuteinch/secondkilometer/daykilometer/hourkilometer/minutekilometer/secondknotmach sea level 15 Cmeter/daymeter/hourmeter/minutemile/daymile/hourmile/minutemile/secondmillimeter/secondspeed of light in vacuumyard/second
 wavelength forward of source (λf) meterangstromattometercentimeterchaindekameterdecimeterexameterfemtometerfootgigameterhectometerinchkilometerlight yearlinkmegametermicrometermicronmilemillimeternanometerparsecpetameterpicometerrodterameteryard

Conversions:

 wave velocity (v)= 0 = 0meter/second
 source velocity (us)= 0 = 0meter/second
 wavelength forward of source (λf)= 0 = 0meter

Solution:

 source frequency (f0)= NOT CALCULATED

Other Units:

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 new frequency of approaching source wave velocity wavelength in front of source
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 new frequency of receding source wave velocity wavelength behind source

References - Books:
Tipler, Paul A.. 1995. Physics For Scientists and Engineers. Worth Publishers. 3rd ed.

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