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Spray Paint Oscillator

A can of spray paint is attached to a spring oscillator. A roll of paper is run past the oscillating can. The result is a sine wave on the paper.

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simple and effective display of simple harmonic motion

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MIT Department of Physics Technical Services Group

MIT Department of Physics Technical Services Group

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September 09, 2008 14:53
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