Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Sign in Create Account

Bell Labs Wave Machine: Standing Waves

Standing waves are created on the Bell Labs apparatus. The apparatus is "open" at both ends, therefore the number of nodes is equal to the number of overtones. For example, the fourth harmonic will have four nodes, the fifth harmonic will have five nodes, etc.

Comments (0)

It looks like no one has posted a comment yet. You can be the first!

You need to log in, in order to post comments. If you don’t have an account yet, sign up now!

MIT Department of Physics Technical Services Group

MIT Department of Physics Technical Services Group

Category: Science | Updated almost 2 years ago

Created
March 10, 2011 15:07
Category
Tags
License
Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial (What is this?)
Additional Files


Viewed
15933 times

More from MIT Department of Physics Technical Services Group

MIT Physics Demo -- Levitating Magnet

MIT Physics Demo -- Levitating Magnet

Added almost 7 years ago | 00:00:47 | 41687 views

Cloud Chamber

Cloud Chamber

Added almost 6 years ago | 00:02:36 | 84956 views

Bell Labs Wave Machine: Mismatched Impedance

Bell Labs Wave Machine: Mismatched ...

Added 4 years ago | 00:01:24 | 12764 views

Curie Point of Iron

Curie Point of Iron

Added 3 years ago | 00:01:23 | 5020 views

Rotating Candles in a Dome

Rotating Candles in a Dome

Added almost 5 years ago | 00:04:33 | 25287 views

Field of a Sphere and an Infinite Plane

Field of a Sphere and an Infinite P...

Added over 3 years ago | 00:02:23 | 8224 views