School of Physics Lecture Demonstration Manual

Doppler shift

We-1 The Doppler Rings

Published: Wednesday 15 March 2006

To demonstrate the wave basis of the doppler effect.

We-2 The Doppler Effect (using a hand held speaker)

Published: Wednesday 15 March 2006

To demonstrate how the frequency of a moving sound source will change due to the source's velocity relative to the observer.

We-3 The Doppler Effect (with microwaves)

Published: Wednesday 15 March 2006

To demonstrate that a wave reflected from a moving object has its frequency shifted.

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