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Department of Physics and Astronomy

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Science B 605
University of Calgary
2500 University Dr NW
Calgary, AB T2N 1N4 Canada
office@phas.ucalgary.ca
Tel: (403) 220-5385
Fax: 403) 289-3331

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Demonstrations: Oscillations & Waves

3A Oscillations

3A10 Pendula

3A10.40 Variable g Pendulum Write-up Picture Movie

3A70 Coupled Oscillations

3A70.10 Wilberforce Pendulum Write-up Picture Movie
3A70.20 Coupled Pendula Write-up Picture Movie

3A80 Lissajous Figures

3A80.10 Lissajous Sand Pendulum Write-up Picture Movie

3A95 Non-Linear Systems

3A95.52 Chaotic Pendulum Write-up Picture Movie

3B Wave Motion

3B10 Transverse Pulses and Waves

3B10.30 Torsional Waves Write-up Picture Movie

3B20 Longitudinal Pulses and Wave

3B20.30 Longitudinal Wave Model Write-up Picture Movie

3B22 Standing Waves

3B22.10 Meldes Vibrating String Write-up Picture Movie

3B30 Wave Properties of Sound

3B30.30 Siren in Vacuum Write-up Picture Movie

3B55 Interference and Diffraction of Sound

3B55.40 Trombone Write-up Picture Movie

3B60 Beats

3B60.20 Beats with Speaker and Oscilloscope Write-up Picture Movie

3C Acoustics

3C20 Pitch

3C20.60 Increasing Pitch with Decreasing Amplitude Write-up Picture Movie

3D Instruments

3D30 Resonance Cavities

3D30.35 Frequency Tube Write-up Picture Movie

3D40 Resonance in Plates, Bars, Solids

3D40.15 Musical Sticks Write-up Picture Movie
3D40.30 Chladni Plates Write-up Picture Movie
3D40.55 Glass Breaking with Sound Write-up Picture Movie