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Air Table - Transverse And Longitudinal Waves

Purpose

To demonstrate transverse and longitudinal waves using an air table.

Equipment

Air table, 8 pucks and 9 light springs.

Setup Time

5 min.

Images

g3-27

Description

Identical pucks are attached by light springs diagonally across the air table. Either transverse or longitudinal waves can be created by hand in this system.

G. Vibrations And Mechanical Waves

G. Vibrations And Mechanical Waves

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