# PHYS141

## F2-03: CARTESIAN DIVER - EXPLICIT VERSION

Category: F2 Buoyancy
Purpose: Demonstrate explicitly how a cartesian diver works by showing how the water enters the diver when the pressure in the cylinder is increased.

## F1-11: HYDRAULIC PRESS

Purpose: Demonstrate dramatically Pascal's Law and the large forces attainable using hydraulic systems.

## F1-03: PASCAL'S VASES

Purpose: Demonstrate that pressure is dependent only on depth, and not on the shape of the container.

## D2-51: BICYCLE WHEEL PENDULUM

Purpose: Demonstrate the Parallel Axis Theorem.

## D2-11: HINGED STICK AND FALLING BALL

Purpose: Application of the rotational analog of Newton's second law.

## D1-83: SPOOL

Purpose: Illustrate a counterintuitive problem in rotational dynamics.

## D1-55: ROTATING ELASTIC RINGS

Purpose: Demonstrate "centrifugal reaction" and to indicate why the earth is oblate.

## D1-40: CENTRIPETAL FORCE ON ROTATING RUBBER BAND

Purpose: Demonstrate centripetal force and centrifugal reaction.

## D1-39: PENNY AND COAT HANGER

Purpose: Demonstrate centripetal force and centrifugal reaction in a dramatic way.

## D1-30: TRAJECTORY FROM CIRCULAR ORBIT - OVERHEAD PROJECTOR

Purpose: Show that the instantaneous velocity of an object executing uniform circular motion is tangent to the circle.

## C7-25: SUPERBALL, VACUUM MUD AND WOOD BLOCK COLLISIONS

Category: C7 Collisions
Purpose: Show that a larger impulse is imparted by an elastic collision.

## C7-12: COLLISION OF BALLS - ONE LIGHTER MASS

Category: C7 Collisions
Purpose: Show what happens when one mass in a collision ball set is different from the others.

## C7-04: AIR TRACK - COLLISION VELOCITY MULTIPLIER

Category: C7 Collisions
Purpose: Illustrate velocity multiplication with a three-to-one mass ratio collision.

## C8-34: POWER - INSTRUCTOR DRAGGING CONCRETE BLOCK

Purpose: Demonstrate power

## C8-33: POWER - USING GRAVITY

Purpose: Demonstrate mechanical power.

## C8-03: GALILEO'S PENDULUM

Purpose: Demonstrate conservation of energy in a simple system.

## C6-11: SLIDING FRICTION - LECTURE TABLE AND FELT

Category: C6 Friction
Purpose: Show the effect on frictional force of velocity, normal force, and contact area.

## G4-22: CHLADNI FIGURES - OSCILLATOR DRIVEN

Purpose: Show two-dimensional standing waves in a metal plate

## C5-31: AIR TRACK - SAILING UPWIND

Purpose: Show how force components can be used to sail against the wind.

## C5-12: BALLISTIC CANNON CARTS

Purpose: Demonstrate Newton's third law of motion
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Show reflection of light rays from a convex mirror Read More
• #### L3-02: OPTICAL BOARD - RAY DIAGRAM - CONVEX MIRROR

Determine the image position for an object in front of a convex mirror using the three principal rays Read More
• #### L3-03 LARGE CONVEX MIRROR (60cm)

Show the image of a convex mirror Read More
• #### L3-11: OPTICAL BOARD - CONCAVE SPHERICAL MIRROR

Illustrate reflection from a concave spherical mirror Read More
• #### L3-12: OPTICAL BOARD - RAY DIAGRAM - CONCAVE MIRROR

Locate the image of a concave mirror by using the three principal rays Read More
• #### L3-13: OPTICAL BOARD - SPHERICAL ABERRATION IN CONCAVE MIRROR

Show spherical aberration in a spherical mirror Read More
• #### L3-14 LARGE CONCAVE MIRROR (60cm)

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Demonstrate that concave mirrors can focus heat waves Read More
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Illustrate focusing of heat in a very dramatic way Read More
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Classic illusion of penny levitating above a pair of parabolic concave mirrors Read More
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Illusion of laser beam reflecting off an image Read More
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Optical illusion with real image of a concave mirror Read More
• #### l3-22: MIRAGE

Demonstrate an optical illusion using concave mirrors Read More
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Show an image produced by a concave mirror Read More
• #### L3-24: OPTICAL BOARD - SPHERICAL AND PARABOLIC MIRRORS

Demonstrate the difference in spherical aberration between concave spherical and parabolic mirrors Read More
• #### L3-25: IMAGE LOCATION WITH TV CAMERA - CONCAVE MIRROR

Locate the image position for a concave mirror Read More
• #### L3-26: PENDULUM AND SPHERICAL MIRROR

Optical illusion using concave mirror Read More
• #### L3-31 GIANT 160cm MIRROR - CONCAVE AND CONVEX

Dramatic demonstration of images of concave and convex mirrors Read More
• #### L3-32: CYLINDRICAL MIRROR DEMONSTRATOR

Demonstration of cylindrical concave and convex mirrors Read More
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Show the image produced by a concave mirror Read More
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Demonstrate a type of anamorphic art Read More
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