Description:

This demonstration uses a Slinky spring to show the two different kinds of mechanical waves - longitudinal and transverse.

 


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A strobe light can make a vibrating string appear bent and unmoving in midair! 


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Read more: Standing Waves and the Strobe Effect

Description:

The wave machine is used to show how the frequency and the wavelength of a wave depend on one another. Further, when a wave moves from one medium to another, the speed of the wave changes, and the wave machine shows how this affects the wavelength of such a wave.
 


 

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This demo shows the wave patterns of three different instruments:

a flute, a saxophone, and a trumpet.


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Description:

Features of standing waves such as nodes and anti-nodes can be seen in a spring that is fixed at one end and vibrated at the other end.

 


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