# PHYS260

## G3-04: SHIVE WAVE MACHINE - STANDING WAVES

Purpose: Demonstrate standing waves.

## G3-02: SHIVE WAVE MACHINE - SUPERPOSITION OF PULSES

Purpose: Demonstrate constructive and destructive interference using pulses.

## G1-35: MASS ON SPRING - EFFICIENT MODEL

Purpose: Illustrate the motion of a mass on a spring.

## G1-34: AIR TRACK - SIMPLE HARMONIC MOTION

Purpose: Demonstrate simple harmonic motion of a mass held by two springs.

## G1-32: MASS ON SPRING - WITH STAND

Purpose: Illustrate SHM.

## F4-11: LAMINAR AND TURBULENT FLOW OF AIR

Category: F4 Fluid in Motion
Purpose: Demonstrate laminar and turbulent flow.

## G2-05: AIR TRACK - DRIVEN AND DAMPED OSCILLATIONS

Purpose: Illustrate the behavior of a driven and damped oscillator.

## F2-23: BUOYANCY PARADOX - INVERTED BLOCK

Category: F2 Buoyancy
Purpose: Illustrate buoyancy in a paradoxical way.

## F2-07: BUOYANCY - PEPSI AND DIET PEPSI

Category: F2 Buoyancy
Purpose: Show the difference in density between soft drinks with and without sugar.

## F2-04: BUOYANCY - SPHERE AND WATER

Category: F2 Buoyancy
Purpose: Challenge the students' thinking about the buoyant force by considering the question: "Will a round object, without a flat top and bottom surface, experience a buoyant force, as does a cylinder?"

## F1-05: DOES WATER SEEK ITS OWN LEVEL?

Purpose: A trick to challenge the students.

## F1-04: EQUILIBRIUM TUBES

Purpose: Demonstrate that pressure is transmitted equally throughout a fluid.

## F1-02: FLUID PRESSURE VS DEPTH - ANEROID GAUGE

Purpose: Show water pressure versus depth with an aneroid gauge.

## G4-31: MOIRE PATTERNS

Purpose: Show a type of interference pattern.

## G4-03: RIPPLE TANK - DOPPLER EFFECT

Purpose: Show how wave fronts crowd together in front of and spread out behind a moving source.

## M1-01: LASER DIFFRACTION - FIXED SINGLE SLIT

Purpose: Demonstrate single slit diffraction.

## J4-51: THEREMIN

Purpose: Demonstrate the theremin

## J1-12: INDUCTION - ELECTROSCOPE

Purpose: Demonstrate charging by induction.

## J3-02: ELECTRIC FIELD OF RING OF CHARGE - MODEL

Purpose: Aid in the visualization of the electric field of a ring of charge

## J4-41: CAPACITORS

Purpose: Display a variety of capacitors
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• #### K4-01: AC/DC GENERATOR

Demonstrate a simple AC/DC generator Read More
• #### K4-02 MAGNETOELECTRIC GENERATOR WITH LAMP

Demonstrate a small 110VAC magnetoelectric generator Read More
• #### K4-04: MAGNETOELECTRIC GENERATOR WITH AC INDICATOR BULB

Show explicitly a generator producing AC output Read More

• #### K4-06: MAGNETOELECTRIC GENERATOR WITH CAPACITOR

Demonstrate that the generator is producing electrical energy, and that the capacitor stores electrical energy Read More
• #### K4-07 BICYCLE GENERATOR

Demonstrates a large scale 110 VAC magnetoelectric generator Read More
• #### K4-08: MAGNETOELECTRIC GENERATOR WITH INDUCTOR

Demonstrate how a magnetoelectric generator stores energy in an inductor and how that energy is returned to the generator Read More
• #### K4-09: BICYCLE GENERATOR - LIGHT BULBs VS CFLs

Compare brightness and power requirements of regular tungsten filament light bulbs and compact fluorescent lamps Read More
• #### K4-21: ST. LOUIS MOTOR

Demonstrate the structure and operation of a simple motor Read More
• #### K4-22: DC MOTOR

Show how a DC motor works Read More
• #### K4-23: AC MOTOR - SYNCHRONOUS

Demonstrate the concept of a synchronous motor Read More
• #### K4-24: AC/DC MOTOR

Demonstrate the construction and the operation of AC and DC motors Read More
• #### K4-25: DC MOTOR - HOMEMADE

Illustrate possibly the world's simplest motor Read More
• #### K4-41: MOTOR-GENERATOR PAIR

Demonstrate that a motor and a generator are the same Read More
• #### K4-51: UNIPOLAR MOTOR

Demonstrate a very simple unipolar motor Read More
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