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Transverse Waves On A Long Spring

Purpose

To demonstrate transverse waves.

Equipment

Long tight spring with handle and clamping plate, clamp.

Images

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Description

Clamp the spring to the lecture table and hold the other end with some tension. Shake the end with various frequencies to illustrate transverse waves.

G. Vibrations And Mechanical Waves

G. Vibrations And Mechanical Waves

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