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Wilberforce Pendulum
# 3A70.10


Description: When the mass oscillates it passes its energy back and forth between its vertical and tortional modes.

Instructions:

Purchased/Built: built

Setup Time: 5 min

Quant. in Demo Room: 1

Demo References
Hilton S-4a.4 A small Wilberforce pendula.
The Video Encyclopedia of Physics Demonstrations Disc 09-08 Energy transfers between vertical and torsional modes.
Hilton M-14f.1 Shows two Wilberforce pendula.
Sutton S-18 Transfer of energy between torsional vibration and vertical oscillation in the Wilberforce pendulum.
Freier and Anderson Mx-11 The Wilberforce pendulum.

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