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Sound Propagation in Rods Equipment Set
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Sound Propagation in Rods Equipment Set

£317.59 exc. 20% VAT(£381.11 Inc. VAT)
  • Kit for investigating propagation of sound
  • Determines the speed of sound via varying materials
  • 11 rods of differing materials included
  • Microphone probes and boxes provided
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Sound Propagation in Rods Equipment Set

The Sound Propagation in Rods Equipment Set is designed for for investigating propagation of sound and determining the speed of sound in solid rods of various materials. The set includes various test rods, two microphone probes and a microphone box for connection to an oscilloscope. The set is contained in a rugged plastic case with foam inlays in the shape of the apparatus and a transparent lid, protecting your kit and making identification easier.

Compact Set Up

This kit allows for compact set up on lab benches for areas short on workspace, and is also designed for non-contact, low-attenuation measurement of sound waves. 

Experiment Topics

  • Speed of propagation of sound pulses in various rods
  • Comparison between the propagation of longitudinal and transverse waves
  • Standing sound waves in short rods
  • Polarity of reflections at the ends of the rods
  • Multiple reflection at the ends of longer rods 

Kit Contents

  • 6 x Test rods, 200mm
    • 1 x glass
    • 1 x transparent acrylic (perspex)
    • 1 x PVC
    • 1 x wood (beech)
    • 1 x stainless steel
    • 1 x aluminium
  • 4 x Test rods, 100mm
    • 1 x copper
    • 1 x brass
    • 1 x stainless steel
    • 1 x aluminium
  • 1 x Test rod, 400mm made of stainless steel
  • 2 x Beaters
  • 2 x Microphone probes
  • 1 x Microphone boxes
  • 1 x Plug-in power supply 12V AC
  • 3 x Rubber mats, 50 x 40 x 5mm

Required Equipment

  • P1017264 USC Oscilloscope, 2 x 50MHz
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