Al Tobias (wat4y) - Office: Gibson S123 & Physics 218, (434) 924-0538
Demonstrations are cataloged according to PIRA Bibliography
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Due to Physics Building renovations, the lead time to set up demo requests has increased due to the need to transport equipment across campus. Please be kind and let me know well ahead of time what you need.
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Falling Drops of Milk
Purpose:To qualitatively demonstrate acceleration of a falling body.
Procedure:With valve shut off, hook flask with milk over top of stand, directly over the bucket. Place strobe light off to the side and pointed toward the upper half of the stand. Pour 200-300 ml. of milk in flask and turn on the strobe. Turn out the room lights and adjust flow rate and strobe to obtain a standing column of drops. The increasing distance between the standing drops is quite evident.
Hints:There is a larger motorized version of this demo for classes in rm 203