School of Physics Lecture Demonstration Manual

Pendula & SHM

Md-1 Pendula

Published: Thursday 09 March 2006

To demonstate simple harmonic motion.

Md-2 Wilburforce Pendulum Demonstration

Published: Thursday 09 March 2006

To demonstrate coupled translational - rotational oscillations.

Md-3 Coupled Pendula

Published: Thursday 09 March 2006

To demonstrate the transfer of energy in a weakly coupled system.

Md-4 Foucault Pendulum

Published: Thursday 09 March 2006

To illustrate that the plane of motion of a simple Foucault pendulum remains stationary as the support is rotated.

Mg-2 Kater's Reversible Pendulum

Published: Thursday 09 March 2006

To determine "g" using the reversible pendulum method.

Mj-4 Coupled Oscillators

Published: Thursday 09 March 2006

To demonstrate coupled oscillations on the air track.

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