From this page you can view demos for Waves/Oscillations classes.
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|3A10.10 - Simple Pendulum
|A simple pendulum is made with a ball on a string. The length of the string is variable.
|3A15.10 - Physical Pendulum
|This is a Physical Pendulum that can be set at different positons.
|3A40.10 - Circular Motion vs. Mass on a Spring
|This demonstration shows that Simple Harmonic Motion (SHM) looks like the 2-D projection of circular motion.
|3A60.20 - Driven glider on air track (Driven Mass on a Spring with Dampening)
|This demonstration illustrates driven resonance of a mass on a spring with the option of damping.
|3A70.10 - Wilberforce Pendulum
|This shows how energy transfers between vertical and torsional modes.
|3A70.25 - Spring Coupled Pendula
|This demonstration shows the effects of two oscillating pendula connected by a spring. The height of the mass ...
|3A70.31 - Spring Coupled Triple Pendula
|This demonstration shows the effects of three oscillating pendula connected by springs.
|3A95.52 - Chaotic Pendulum
|This is a Chaotic Pendulum with two degrees of freedom.
|3B10.10 - Transverse Pulses and Waves (long rope)
|This demonstration visually shows a transverse pulse or transverse waves.
|3B10.20 - Transverse Pulses and Waves (slinky)
3B20.11 - Longitudinal Pulses (slinky)
|A slinky can be stretched across a classroom floor to show Transverse/Longitudinal waves and pulses.
|3B10.30 - Horizontal Shive
|Using this shive, you can demonstrate how wave pulses propagate.
|3B10.50 - Vertical Shive
|This demonstration is a slinky that is suspended from a rod. With this you can visually show ...
|3B22.10-Standing Waves on a String
|This setup demonstrates standing wave patterns on a string.
|3B22.30 - Standing Waves with Horizontal Shive
|Using the horizontal shive with one end driven by a motor, you can show the effect of ...
|3B30.30- Bell in a Jar
|This demonstration shows that sound cannot travel in a vacuum .
|3B30.30 Bell Jar Vacuum
|This demonstration illustrates low pressure vs high pressure like in a hurricane.
|3B40.10 - Doppler Effect
|This demonstration illustrates the Doppler effect.
|3B50.10/.12/.20/.25/.80 - Ripple Tank
|This apparatus is used to show various aspects of water waves. A point source ...
|3B50.40 - Moire Pattern
|These overheads can be used to illustrate Moire Patterns. Various shapes are available.
|This demonstration shows the effects of constructive and destructive interference
|3B60.10 - Beat Forks (2 tuning forks)
|To demonstrate beats, place a small piece of clay on the top of one of the beat forks. Strike ...
|3D20.10 - Sonometer
|A sounding box with strings, tuning machines, and adjustable bridges.
|3D30.10 - Variable Vertical Resonance Tube
|This is a Variable resonance tube. By changing the water level, you change the ...
|3D30.11 - Vertical Resonance Tube
|Blow across the mouth of diffrent size bottles to demonstrate that the properties of the air ...
|3D30.35 - Resonance Cavities (frequency tube)
|These tubes can be wirled around to make diffrent frequencies. Only certain ...
|3D30.40 - Chladni Plates
|Demonstrates standing waves in two dimensions on a plate
|3D30.50 - Dancing Flames (Ruben's Tube)
|This impressive demonstration can show standing waves ...
|3D32.15 - Slide Whistle
|This whistle can be used to illustrate several concepts of air column resonance.
|3D40.-- - Large Bell
|For when a small bell just won't do!
|3D40.20 - Singing Rods
|This demonstration shows standing waves within a metal rod.
|3D40.51 - Chinese Spouting Bowl
|This rather interesting demonstration uses a specially designed bowl which, when the ...
|3D40.55 - Break Beaker (resonance)
|This demonstration shows the importance of resonance. By sending powerful sound ...
|3D46.15 - Resonant Tuning Forks
|This demonstration uses two identical tuning forks to show resonance. Strike one ...
|This setup demonstrates Lissajous patterns on an oscilloscope.