4D10.20 - Brownian Motion Simulator

Brownian motion simulator

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PIRA Classification: 4D10.20

Description: A plastic disc represents a smoke particle while small spheres represent gas molecules. The system is enclosed in a metal frame which can vibrate at various speeds. The speed of the motor is increased until the 'gas molecules' cause the disc to move in a random motion.

Special Instructions: Slowly turn the motor up. The apparatus is placed on the overhead.

Condition: Ok

Setup time: 2 minutes

Safety Issues: None