3 Oscillations & Waves

Resonance tubes(3 lengths) - Video

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Catalog: 
3D30.10
Location: 
3_1
Video Encyclopedia :Blow air out of a flat nozzle across a set of three different length tubes.

Tacoma Narrows - Video

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Catalog: 
3A60.10
Location: 
3_1
Spectacular destruction of a bridge driven at it's natural frequency by the wind.

Resonance Reeds

2nd reed
Catalog: 
3A60.50C
Location: 
Ba3
A set of steel reeds mounted on a common strip which is excited by a variable speed motor with an unbalanced flywheel.

Sweet spot(center of percussion) - Video

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Catalog: 
3A15.50C
Location: 
3_1
Video Encyclopedia :Hang a long metal bar by a string from one end. Strike the bar with a mallet at various points.

Kater's pendulum

Catalog: 
3A15.70
Location: 
Ba1
Kater's pendulum(perforated bar & weights)

Tension dependence of wave speed - Video

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Catalog: 
3B10.15
Location: 
3_1
Video Encyclopedia :Hold a rubber tube under different tensions and send a pulse along it.

Siren in vacuum - Video

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Catalog: 
3B30.30B
Location: 
3_1
Video Encyclopedia :Place an electronic siren with a LED in series in a bell jar. (problems?)

Resonance tube with piston - Video

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Catalog: 
3D30.15
Location: 
3_1
Video Encyclopedia :Mount a microphone on a piston that slides in a glass tube and close the other end of the tube with a speaker.

Spring Coupled Pendula

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Catalog: 
3A70.27
Location: 
Bb1
Four physical pendula are coupled by three springs. Energy is transferred from one pendulum to another.

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