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Rubber Rope
# 3B10.10


Description: A long rubber rope is available. Pluck the end of the taut rope to create a pulse. Vary the tension to vary the speed of the pulse.

Instructions:

Setup Time: none

Quant. in Demo Room: 2

Demo References
The Video Encyclopedia of Physics Demonstrations Disc 09-09 A long rope is attached to a wall.
Hilton S-2a.1 Two students stretch a spring and one student hits it to give a transverse pulse.
Sutton S-34 Fix one end of a rope and shake the other.
Freier and Anderson Sa-3 A heavy piece of stretched rope is given a quick pulse.

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