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Transverse Wave Generator
# 3B10.30


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Description: This is the Shive/Bell Labs Wave Model Thin rods are mounted on a fine wire that twists easily. Displace the rod at one end to create a torsion pulse or wave. The other end can be left free to move or fixed in place.

Purchased/Built: purchased

Setup Time: 5 min

Quant. in Demo Room: 2

Source: Central Scientific

Demo References
The Video Encyclopedia of Physics Demonstrations Disc 09-12 Show a torsional wave on a Shive wave machine.
Meiners 18-2.1 A long article on the Bell Labs torsional wave model.
The American Journal of Physics AJP 31(11),xvi Bell Telephone Company wave machine - source of film, booklet, and apparatus (as of 1963).

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