3B20.60 - Speed of Particles vs. Waves

speed of particles vs. waves

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PIRA Classification: 3B20.60

Description: Thirty 10 cm long block of wood are lined up along the lecture bench. One end is pushed slowly. The collision pulse travels much faster than the blocks.

Special Instructions: The blocks should be separated by about 1 cm.


Setup time: 2 minutes

Safety Issues: None