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Standing Waves on a String

PIRA 3B22.10

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Photo of Demo

Description:

The dependence on frequency and tension can be seen when setting up standing waves. As the frequencyincreases, so does the number of nodes/antinodes. However, as the tension increases, the number of nodes/antinodes decreases.

Recipe and
Location:

Pasco Speaker Vibrator
String
Frequency Generator
Table Clamp
Small Rod
Pulley Clamp
Pulley
Slotted Mass Set
Slotted Mass Hanger
Leads

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Notes:

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