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WFU Physics Lecture Demonstrations

Simple Harmonic Motion:
Mass on a Spring

PIRA 3A20.10

Image:

Photo of Demo

Description:

A mass on a spring will have a period dependent on the weight of the mass; The higher the mass, the slower the period

Recipe and
Location:

Mass
Spring
Table Rod
Right Angle Clamp
Table Clamp
Small Rod

Video:

Streaming Video:

None

MPG Video:

Small Mass
Medium Mass
High Mass

Real Video:

Small Mass
Medium Mass
High Mass

Notes:

None at this time.

 

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