Demo Number 272
Location Shelf 48
Description This demonstrates transverse waves and pulses.

This can also demonstrate reflection (1) and refraction (2) if

  • (1) Tied to a solid object the traveling wave will reflect and travel back.
  • (2) If a rope with a different density/unit length is tied to the end of the green rope and the new rope tied to a solid object.
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  • Either hold this rope from both ends (needing a second person) or fix one end to a solid object and make a whipping type motion.

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This Demo is Part of the following Categories: 3B10 Transverse Pulses and Waves, 3B35 Reflection and Refraction (Sound)