Transverse Pulses and Waves – 3B10.00

Pulse on a Rope – 3B10.10

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  • A long rope runs the length of two lecture benches.
  • One end is attached to a support Rod and the other end to a pulse generator.
  • Vary the tension to vary the speed of the pulse.

Location: Demo Room

Wave Model by Wave Machine – 3B10.30


  • Thin rods are mounted on a fine wire that twists easily;
  • Displace the rod at one end to create a torsion pulse or wave.

Location: Demo Room