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Slinky on Table
# 3B10.20


Description: A slinky stretched the length of the lecture bench. One end is attached to a rod clamped to the end of the bench. Jerk the spring sideways to create a pulse. Observe how a pulse reflects from a fixed or free end. The free end is approximated by tying the end of the slinky to a light string.

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Demo References
Freier and Anderson Sa-14 A transverse pulse is sent down a slinky on the table.

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