Date: Mon, 29 Sep 2003 09:35:17 -0700

Author: Ron Ebert

Subject: The Ideal Scientific Equipment Company Catalog

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http://www.lhup.edu/~dsimanek/ideal/ideal.htm


Ron Ebert
UCR Physics Department
ron.ebert@ucr.edu
http://phyld.ucr.edu

From dstille@newton.physics.uiowa.edu Mon Sep 29 09:54:51 2003
Date: Mon, 29 Sep 2003 11:38:06 -0500 (CDT)
From: Dale Stille
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Aaron,

It's easier to do with two microphones. Although we use an interface for
this the triggering should be the same for an O-scope. See:
http://faraday.physics.uiowa.edu/acoust/3B30.61.htm
Also, contact Cliff Bettis as he does good speed of sound stuff with a
triggered scope.

Dale Stille
U of Iowa

On Mon, 29 Sep 2003, Aaron Titus wrote:

> I'd like to set up an oscilloscope and microphone to measure the speed
> of sound in a solid (like aluminum). Does anyone have a detailed
> description on how to set it up? I'd like to use it as a demo on Wed
> but don't have much time between now and then to play with it. So a
> detailed description is probably necessary for me right now. I figure
> that it requires triggering the scope on the initial "clang" of the
> pipe and then measuring the time between this wave and the one picked
> up by the mic. However, I haven't worked with external triggering
> before.
>
> Thanks so much,
>
> AT
>
>
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