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WFU Physics Lecture Demonstrations

Chladni Plates

PIRA 3D40.30

Image:

Photo of Demo

Description:

Different shaped plates, such as a square or circle, will vibrate only at certain frequencies. These are called "modes" and each mode is characterised by a set of lines called "nodal lines". These are lines where there is no movement.

Recipe and
Location:

Chladni Plates w/ Sand
Acoustic Vibrator
Frequency Generator
Leads

Video:

Streaming Video:

Square Chladni Plate

MPG Video:

None

Real Video:

None

Notes:

None at this time.

 

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