Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2000 10:26:37 +0100

Author: trappe@physics.utexas.edu (Karl Trappe)

Subject: Re: Top 50 Demos at CPP

Post:

I especially like the use of the PIRA numbering system....smile, and thanks
for the info. Karl

> Physics Department
> Cal Poly University Pomona, CA
> 4/25/2000
>
>Out of 450 demonstrations available,
>these are the top 50 demonstrations
>used in the last 4 years.
>
>The frequency of use range is 30 to 90+
>times in 4 years. The Van de Graaff is
>the most used of all the demonstrations.
>
>You can visit our website at
>http://www.csupomona.edu/~physics/demo/
>and look for them by name.
>
>
> Electricity and Magnetism
>
>EM-A-ES ELECTROSCOPES
>EM-A-RO ROTATING 2 X 4
>EM-B-PP POPCORN POPPER
>EM-B-VG VAN DE GRAAFF
>EM-C-CB CAPACITORS BOARD
>EM-C-RC R.C. CIRCUIT
>EM-F-SP SERIES AND PARALLEL CIRCUITS
>EM-H-AD AC VERSUS DC DEMO
>EM-H-JW JUMPING WIRE
>EM-K-EP EDDY CURRENT PENDULUM
>EM-K-GE GENCON
>EM-K-IC INDUCTION COIL & MAGNET
>EM-K-JM JOHNSON MOTOR
>EM-K-LB LIGHT BULB & COIL
>EM-K-LL LENZ'S LAW TUBES
>EM-K-MG MAGNETOELECTRIC GENERATOR
>EM-K-RT RING TOSS
>
> Fluid Mechanics
>
>FM-B-ET EQUILIBRIUM TUBES
>FM-C-BP BERNOULLI'S PRINCIPLE
>FM-C-VF VENTURI FLOATING BALLS
>
> Mechanics
>
>ME-C-CF COIN AND FEATHER
>ME-D-HT HOWITZER AND TUNNEL
>ME-D-ML MONKEY GUN (LARGE)
>ME-D-MS MONKEY GUN (SMALL)
>ME-G-AP AIR TRACK, PASCO
>ME-H-FC FAN CART
>ME-J-CM CENTER OF MASS
>ME-M-TC TRACK, CONSERVATION OF ENERGY
>ME-M-TL TRACK, LOOP THE LOOP
>ME-N-HP HAPPY-SAD PENDULUM
>ME-N-NC NEWTON'S CRADLE
>ME-Q-AM ANGULAR MOMENTUM PLATFORM
>ME-Q-GB GYROSCOPE, BICYCLE WHEEL
>ME-Q-RO ROLLING OBJECTS
>ME-Q-RR ROTATIONAL INERTIA RODS
>
> Optics
>
>OP-C-LD LASER DIFFRACTION
>OP-H-PK POLARIZING KARO
>OP-H-PL POLARIZED LIGHT
>
> Oscillations and Waves
>
>OW-A-HS HARMONIC MOTION, SIMPLE
>OW-B-CW CARDBOARD WAVES
>OW-B-DB DOPPLER BALL
>OW-B-DF DIFFERENTIAL TUNING FORKS
>OW-B-SO STANDING WAVES ON O.H.
>OW-B-WD WAVE DEMO
>OW-B-WM WAVE MACHINE
>OW-D-SP SINGING PIPES
>
> Thermodynamics
>
>TH-A-ED EXPANSION OF DISSIMILAR METALS
>TH-A-TS THERMAL EXPANSION OF SOLIDS
>TH-B-TC THERMAL CONDUCTIVITY DEMO
>TH-F-SE STIRLING CYCLE ENGINE

Dr. Karl I. Trappe Desk Phone: (512) 471-4152
Physics Dept, Mail Stop C-1600 Demo Office: (512) 471-5411
The University of Texas at Austin Home Phone: (512) 264-1616
Austin, Texas 78712-1081

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