PHYS272

P2-24: GIANT-LIGHT BULB

Purpose: Demonstrate color and intensity changes of blackbody radiation with temperature.

K7-61: TESLA COIL

Category: K7 RLC Circuits
Purpose: Demonstrate a tesla coil, including how magnetic induction and a resonant RLC circuit is used in the production of high-voltage high-frequency sparks.

K7-41: RC CIRCUIT - DIFFERENTIATION AND INTEGRATION

Category: K7 RLC Circuits
Purpose: Demonstrate differentiation and integration using RC circuits.

K7-15: CURRENT IN RC CIRCUIT?

Category: K7 RLC Circuits
Purpose: Demonstrate charging of a capacitor in a possibly counterintuitive way.

K7-12: RC CIRCUIT - RC TIME CONSTANT - PROJECTION METERS

Category: K7 RLC Circuits
Purpose: Measure an RC time constant and to observe the shape of the charging and discharging curves.

K8-52: MICROWAVE MAGNETRON

Purpose: Show students what the magnetron tube from a typical microwave oven looks like.

K8-44: RADIOWAVES - COUPLING OF WAVES

Purpose: Illustrate inductive coupling using radio waves.

K6-12: SERIES/PARALLEL LIGHT CIRCUIT CONUNDRUM

Purpose: Test your ability to analyze series/parallel circuit.

K5-44: NON-OHMIC DEVICE - LIGHT BULB

Purpose: Show the change in resistance of a light bulb with temperature.

K5-32: RESISTANCE VS DIAMETER AND LENGTH

Purpose: Determine how resistance varies as a function of diameter and length for the same material.

K5-35: RESISTORS AT LN TEMPERATURE

Purpose: Illustrate materials with both positive and negative temperature coefficients of resistivity.

K5-23: ROTATING TWO-COLOR LED

Purpose: Demonstrate that what comes out of a 110 VAC plug is in fact alternating current.

K5-14: ELECTRIC CELL

Purpose: Demonstrate how an electric cell is formed.

K5-13: ELECTRIC CURRENT - MODEL

Purpose: Indicate how electrons really flow through a conductor.

K4-06: MAGNETOELECTRIC GENERATOR WITH CAPACITOR

Purpose: Demonstrate that the generator is producing electrical energy, and that the capacitor stores electrical energy; also that a generator can run in reverse as a motor.

K3-05: DEMOUNTABLE TRANSFORMER - WELDER

Category: K3 Transformers
Purpose: Show that very large currents can be produced in the secondary of a step-down transformer.

K2-64: UNIPOLAR GENERATOR

Purpose: Demonstrate unipolar generation of DC voltage, which may involve an explanation other than electromagnetic induction.

K2-28: DEMOUNTABLE TRANSFORMER - 10 KV ARC

Purpose: Demonstrate that a large voltage increase is attainable using a transformer.

K2-25: MUTUAL INDUCTION - DEMOUNTABLE TRANSFORMER

Purpose: Demonstrate mutual induction and to show the effect of various core materials.
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• K6-01 SERIES AND PARALLEL LIGHTS - TWO BULBS

Demonstrates the effect of series and parallel connections of two identical light bulbs Read More
• K6-02: SERIES AND PARALLEL LIGHTS - FIVE BULBS

Demonstrate combinations of series and parallel light bulbs Read More
• K6-03 SERIES AND PARALLEL LIGHTS - BATTERY AND CLIP-ON WIRES

Shows voltages and currents in series & parallel circuits Read More

• K6-21: HEATING IN CURRENT-CARRYING WIRE

Show the conversion of electrical energy into heat Read More
• K6-22: ENERGY CONVERSION - IMMERSION HEATER

Demonstrate quantitatively the conversion of electrical energy into heat Read More
• K6-32: POTENTIOMETER

Find an unknown EMF using a voltage divider Read More
• K6-33: WHEATSTONE BRIDGE

Demonstrate operation of a Wheatstone bridge Read More
• K6-35: VOLTAGE DIVIDER

Show how a voltage divider can be used to produce any voltage up to the maximum of the source Read More
• K6-36: VISIBLE AMMETER

See some of the important parts inside an ammeter Read More
• K6-41: DIODE RECTIFIERS AND FILTERS

Demonstrate rectification of 60 Hz AC by a diode and by a bridge rectifier Read More
• K6-42: SINE WAVE AND RECTIFIED SINE WAVE

Show the AC output from a generator and how it is converted to full-wave rectified AC using a split ring commutator Read More
• K6-51: KIRCHHOFF'S LAWS

Apply Kirchhoff's laws to a simple two-loop problem Read More
• K6-52: IMPEDANCE MATCHING - BATTERY AND JOULEMETER

Demonstrate that the power transmission is maximized when the source impedance and the load impedance are equal Read More
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