WAVES AND OSCILLATIONS - WAVE MOTION - BEATS NC State University Faculty Access

Previous Next

Beat Forks
# 3B60.10


Description: Strike the tuning forks with the rubber mallet and observe the beats. Vary the beat frequency by adjusting the position of the small mass on the tuning fork.

Instructions:

Purchased/Built: purchased

Setup Time: none

Quant. in Demo Room: 2

Demo References
Hilton S-5a.1 Two tuning forks differ by 1 Hz but are not mounted on resonance boxes.
The Video Encyclopedia of Physics Demonstrations Disc 10-18 Two tuning forks are on resonant boxes. Adjust the frequency of one to be slightly different.

Keyword Search:
complete words only, or parts of other words?

Home Manual Demo Suggestions

NCSU Physics Demonstrations
© 2010, North Carolina State University Department of Physics. The design of this site nor the
contents may be copied without the express written permission of the NC State University Department of Physics.


WebDemo
North Carolina State University
All Rights Reserved, 2011