3 Oscillations & Waves

Wilberforce pendulum

The motion sensor and the laser switch are mounted at the bottom.
Catalog: 
3A70.10B
Location: 
Ba3
Energy transfers between vertical and torsional modes.

Pendulum with large amplitude - Video

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Catalog: 
3A95.33
Location: 
3_1
Video Encyclopedia :Vary the angle from 5 to 80 degrees.

Reflection of waves(Shive) - Video

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Catalog: 
3B25.20
Location: 
3_1
Video Encyclopedia :A pulse sent down a Shive wave machine reflects from either a fixed or free end.

Vocal formants - Video

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Catalog: 
3C55.80
Location: 
3_1
Video Encyclopedia :Use a computer based real time spectrum analyzer to display vocal formants.

Glass breaking with sound - Video

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Catalog: 
3D40.55B
Location: 
3_1
Video Encyclopedia :Large amplitude sound at the resonant frequency is directed at a beaker.

Circular motion vs. mass on a spring

Hold the mass at either the bottom or top of the disk and then release the mass
Catalog: 
3A40.10A
Location: 
4-top
The UCM of a rotating disk is compared to the SHM of an oscillating spring. The comparison is shadow projected.

Variable "g" pendulum - Video

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Catalog: 
3A10.40
Location: 
3_1
Video Encyclopedia :A physical pendulum is mounted on a bearing so the angle of the plane of oscillation can be changed.

Coupled pendula

This is not our pendulum but one belonging to A. J. Sievers at Cornell Universit
Catalog: 
3A70.20
Location: 
Under-stairs storage
Two pendula are coupled by a plastic tube. Be sure to clamp or hold frame rigidly.

Periodic non-simple harm. motion-Video

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Catalog: 
3A95.38
Location: 
3_1
Video Encyclopedia :A large pendulum drives a restricted vertical pendulum.

Spring wave reflection - Video

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Catalog: 
3B25.25B
Location: 
3_1
Video Encyclopedia :Reflections from a long horizontal brass spring with fixed and free ends.

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