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A small glass tube, held by copper wire, is placed in series with a light bulb. The glass acts as an insulator at room temperature, meaning the current cannot flow between the copper wires. This leaves an open circuit and the light bulb...
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MIT Physics demonstration bernoulli's principle: A ping pong ball can be balanced on an air stream from a blowerhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bernoulli%27s_Principlehttp://ocw.mit.edu/OcwWeb/Physics/8-01Physics-IFall1999/VideoLectures/de...
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MIT Physics lecture demonstration:DYNAMICS - Moment of InertiaA person holding dumbbells in his/her arms spins in a rotating stool. When he/she pulls the dumbbells inward, the moment of inertia changes and he/she spins faster.
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MIT Physics lecture demonstration:DYNAMICS - Conservation of Angular MomentumThe demonstrator sits on a rotating stool and holds a spinning bicycle wheel equipped with handles on each end of its axle. The wheel is held in a vertical pla...
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An RF transmitter is connected to a long antenna, emitting radio waves. A dipole antenna with a light bulb between its elements acts as the receiver. When the receiving antenna is parallel to the transmitter, the radio waves are absor...
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A polarized microwave emitter and a polarized microwave receiver face each other on a table. At first, the emitter and receiver are polarized in the same direction (up-down), and all the emitted signal gets received. When a metal comb i...
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A double-horn microwave emitter faces a microwave receiver. The receiver is also connected to a speaker, which displays the received signal as audio, and an oscilloscope, which displays the signal visually. When the receiver is moved ...
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A mass on a spring is driven by a large geared motor apparatus, and exhibits resonance at the appropriate frequency. Below resonance, the driving motion is in phase with the motion of the mass. At resonance the mass is 90 degrees out of...
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A variable capacitor (C), large inductor or solenoid (L), and 200W light bulb (R) are connected in series to 120 VAC. The inductance of the inductor can be varied by inserting an iron core, and the capacitance can be varied by a row of ...
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