|M: SHM - 015||Pendulum - Different Length, Same Mass||
2 pendula have identical masses attached, but one is 4 times longer than the other.
|M: SHM - 016||Same Spring with Different Masses||
Two identical springs have masses of differing amounts hung from them. They are set in oscillation.
|M: SHM - 017||Different Springs with Identical Masses in Oscillation||
Two identical masses are hung from springs of differing spring constants and set in motion
|M: WM&S - 001||Columbia Wave Machine||
By turning a crank, students can see particle motion in 3 different types of waves.
|M: WM&S - 002||Standing Waves Driven by Motor||
A standing wave is created using a rope that fluoresces in the presence of a black light.
|M: WM&S - 002.5||Hand-Driven Waves||
A transverse wave pulse is sent along a rope or coil, depending on lecturer preference
|M: WM&S - 003||Giant Slinky||
A giant slinky, suspended horizontally, is used to produce a longitudinal (compression) wave.
|M: WM&S - 004||Ripple Tank||
Water in a ripple tank is used to demonstrate wave interference and diffraction.
|M: WM&S - 006||Mechanical Model of Refraction|
|M: WM&S - 007||Mechanical Model of Standing Waves|
|M: WM&S - 008||Standing Waves on Oscilloscope|
|M: WM&S - 009||Chladni Plates||
A pattern of sand is produced by standing waves created on a vibrating plate.
|M: WM&S - 010||Tuning Fork and Ball on a String||
A tuning fork causes a ball on a string to move with surprising amplitude.
|M: WM&S - 013||Air Currents and Rotating Disk|
|M: WM&S - 014||Bell in a Jar: Sound in a Vacuum||
A bell ringing in a jar cannot be heard when air has been removed from the jar
|M: WM&S - 015||Reflection of Sound Waves|
|M: WM&S - 016||High Quality Tuning Forks and Sound Rods||
A collection of high quality tuning forks and rods stored in a convenient box.
|M: WM&S - 017||Sound Wave Interference with Audacity||
Audacity (music editing program), in conjunction with the lecture hall speakers, is used to demonstrate constructive and destructive interference.
|M: WM&S - 019||Rotating Tuning Fork|
|M: WM&S - 020||Mechanical Model of Doppler Effect|
|M: WM&S - 021||Resonance Boxes||
Striking 1 bar with the mallet will produce tone on the other; Striking both bars, with a clip on 1, will produce beats.
|M: WM&S - 022||Tone by Speed of Air|
|M: WM&S - 023||Amplify Tuning Fork with Mouth|
|M: WM&S - 024||Speaking with Helium|
|M: WM&S - 026||Vibrations on a Bar|
|M: WM&S - 027||Musical Slats|
|M: WM&S - 028||Metallophone||
A metallophone is used to demonstrate concepts in sound.
|M: WM&S - 029||The Sonometer|
|M: WM&S - 030||Combinational Tones|
|M: WM&S - 031||Harmonic Pipe||
A harmonic pipe connected to the in-house air supply can produce multiple overtones
|M: WM&S - 033||Twirling Sound Hose||
A long tube is whirled in a circular motion overhead to produce a single tone. Whirling at a faster speed creates overtones/higher harmonics.
|M: WM&S - 034||Singing Rods|
|M: WM&S - 035||Fourier Synthesis|
|M: WM&S - 036||Moire Interference Patterns|
|M: WM&S - 039||Resonance Rods||
6 wooden cubes of 3 differing colors and lengths are attached to a board. Wobbling the board back and forth at a different frequency will cause resonance in different colors of cubes
|M: WM&S - 041||Drinking Straw Resonance|
|M: WM&S - 042||Torsion Wave Demonstrator||
A collection of rods mounted on torsion wire can be used to demonstrate wave motion.
|M: WM&S - 043||Audio Beats||
Two frequency generators are used to produce beats, consonance, and/or dissonance
|M: WM&S - 045||Doppler Effect||
A whistle whirled in a circular path demonstrates the doppler effect
|M: WM&S - 048||Musical Instruments|
|M: WM&S - 050||Speaker and Candle||
A candle in front of a speaker will flicker when a speaker produces sound waves.
|M: WM&S - 053||Organ Pipes/Vibrating Columns of Air||
A large pan-flute made of open-pipe tubes is used to demonstrate the physics of organs.
|M: WM&S - 054||Helmholtz Resonators||
Sound is produced when blowing across the mouth of a pop bottle
|M: WM&S - 055||Slide Whistle||
A slide whistle is used to demonstrate how pitch changes with the length of the cavity.
|T: H - 002||Sagging Wire||
As current is passed through a wire, it heats up and expands
|T: H - 003||Bimetallic Strips||
A strip composed of two different types of metals is dipped into a dewar of liquid Nitrogen. Since the metals contract at a different rate, they will curve one direction or the other.
|T: H - 005||Differential Gas Thermometer||
A differential glass thermometer shows how liquids expand as they get warm.
|T: H - 006||Expansion and Contraction of Rings using Ball||
A metal ring expands when heated. A metal ring contracts when cool. This is shown by whether or not they fit over a metal ball.
|T: H - 010||Lamp with Heat||
The wires of a small lamp are placed into an open flame. As the wires heat up, the lamp dims due to the change in resistance of the wire.
|T: H - 012||Low Temperature Behavior||
Assorted objects are submerged in liquid nitrogen and smashed