3 Oscillations & Waves

Hanging slinky - Video

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Catalog: 
3B20.10C
Location: 
3_1
Video Encyclopedia :Show longitudinal waves on a bifilar suspended slinky with paper flags every fifth coil.

Doppler effect - Video

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Catalog: 
3B40.10B
Location: 
3_1
Video Encyclopedia :Mount two speakers on a rotating frame and attach to an audio oscillator through slip rings.

Slide whistle - Video

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Catalog: 
3D32.30B
Location: 
3_1
Video Encyclopedia :The variable length organ pipe.

Speaker and Baffle

A small speaker is much louder when placed behind this baffle.
Catalog: 
3B55.30
Location: 
Bc2
Music is played through a small, cheap speaker. The speaker is first held in the hand and then placed behind a small hole in a baffle, with dramatic improvement in sound quality.

Pendulum Waves - Video

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Catalog: 
3B10.75B
Location: 
3_1
Video Encyclopedia :The apparatus from AJP 59(2), 186.

Resonant driven pendula - Video

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Catalog: 
3A60.31
Location: 
3_1
Video Encyclopedia :A massive pendulum drives three different length bifilar pendula.

Longitudinal wave model - Video

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Catalog: 
3B20.30B
Location: 
3_1
Video Encyclopedia :The PASCO device.

Ripple tank - double slit - Video

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Catalog: 
3B50.25
Location: 
3_1
Video Encyclopedia :Ripple tank double slit interference with varying wavelength and slit separation.

Xylophone bars - video

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Catalog: 
3D40.10
Location: 
3_1
Video Encyclopedia :Use a microphone and oscilloscope to display the waveforms of various notes on a xylophone.

Guitar Sound and Data Studio

A tuning fork for "F" 330 Hz is used to compare with the first string of the gui
Catalog: 
3D20.21B
Location: 
A microphone reconds F from a tuning fork. This is then compared to the note F played on the first string of the guitar.

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