School of Physics Lecture Demonstration Manual

Wa-4 Crova's Disc

Published: Tuesday 14 March 2006 - Updated: Wednesday 30 March 2011

Aim

To demonstrate standing waves and progressive waves.

Apparatus

Diagrams

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Crova's Disc Diagram

Description

 Each disc consists of a clear plastic, having non concentric circles ruled upon its surface. The discs are mounted in an aluminium case with a viewing slot, so that the disc may be rotated about its axis in the case.
 Both standing and progressive waves may be displayed by placing the appropriate disc on the overhead projector.
 

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