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Al Tobias (wat4y) - Office: Gibson S123 & Physics 218, (434) 924-0538

Physics Demo Manual

Demonstrations are cataloged according to PIRA Bibliography


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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 Audio Visual Equipment
 Audio Cassetts with Slides
 DVD Disks
 Super 8 Film Loops
 16 Millimeter Films
 Angular Momentum
 Frames of Reference
 Fundamentals of Acoustics
 Gasoline Engine, The
 Interference in Photon Polarization
 Interference of Photons
 Laser Light
 Light Waves and their Uses
 Matter Waves
 Measurement of the Speed of Light
 Molecular Theory of Matter
 Nuclear Reactor, The
 Powers of Ten
 Progressive Waves
 Ripple Tank Silent Demonstrations
 Rutherford Atom
 Scattering of Wave Function from Potential
 Simple Harmonic Motion
 Sound Waves and their Sources
 Stern - Gerlach Experiment, The
 Carnot Cycle and the Kelvin Scale
 Stationary Transverse Waves
 Superfluid Helium
 Time Dilation
 U-238 Radioactive Series, The
 Ultimate Speed, The
 Uniform Circular Motio
 X-Ray Crystallography
 Conservation Laws in Zero "G"
 Crystals in Polarized Light
 Diesel Engine, The
 Doppler Effect, The
 Energy Eigenvalues in Quantum Mehanics
 Video Discs
 VHS Movies

Stern - Gerlach Experiment, The


Simulations are freely available via the PhET Interactive Simulations website. Try their Stern-Gerlach Lab.