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Chladni Plates
# 3D40.30


Description: Various size and shaped plates are available. They are attached to the Pasco mechanical oscillator. Sprinkle some of the fine white sand on the plate.

Purchased/Built: purchased

Setup Time: 20 min

Quant. in Demo Room: 1

Source: Pasco Scientific

Demo References
Hilton S-7e Bow circular and square Chladni plates.
The Video Encyclopedia of Physics Demonstrations Disc 09-30 A plate is driven by magnetostriction in the 10 to 30 Khz range.
Sutton S-137 A horizontal metal plate covered with sand is struck or bowed while touching the edge at various nodal points.
Meiners 19-4.2 Excite the Chladni plates with a cello bow. Picture.
Freier and Anderson Sb-3 Bow the Chladni plate while damping at node locations with a finger.

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