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WFU Physics Lecture Demonstrations

Doppler Effect (tuning fork)

PIRA 3B40.18

Image:

Photo of Demo

Description:

A tuning fork, when rotated, will give a "vibrating" sound illustrating the Doppler shift in frequency. The frequency goes up when the sound is moving towards you while the frequency goes down while it is moving away.

Recipe and
Location:

Tuning Fork on String
Mallet

Video:

Streaming Video:

None

MPG Video:

Doppler Tuning Fork

Real Video:

Doppler Tuning Fork

Notes:

None at this time.

 

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