PHYS 102

Demonstrations

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Lecture Subject Item Topic Location
1 Thermo 3 blocks of wood Zeroth Law of Thermo 304
    digital thermometer Celsius and Fahrenheit scales 108C   I4
    temperature gage - remove cover, flip side - bimetalic coil older thermostats 304
    bimetalic strip with handle - brass/steel thermal expansion - linear 304
    Bunsen burner, matches       "               " 304
    ring and ball thermal expansion - area 304
3   large liquid nitrogen demo container fun 108C
    liquid nitrogen - check supply a few days in advance,
     source: Praxair, Rock Island
cryogenics 115
    balloon Charles Law: V/T = constant 107 H3
    banana, plant leaves, flowers very cold - very brittle things home
    glass of water evaporation home
    humidity gage - remove cover, flip side - paper/brass coil measure humidity 304
4   ice cubes, beaker, water heat gained = heat lost 121A, 108C
    wood (door), metal (water spout) thermal conduction 304
5   happy ball (Superball), sad ball (no bounce) energy conversion Lee, Cecilia?
    Bunsen burner thermal convection 304
    desk lamp - project shadow of flame on front screen       "               " 108C
    thermal radiation cube and digital thermal meter thermal radiation 108  H3-1
6   Pasco thermoelectric converter first law of thermodynamics 304
7   Stirling engine - Lee has used this in 102, Cecilia in 313 heat engines 304
9 Electricity paper strips in an envelope charged object picks up these
   lightweight strips of paper
304
    electroscope, glass rod (+), silk(-), PVC(-), fur(+) electrostatics 304
    balloon             " 107 H3-2
11   Van de Graaff generator, pie plates, wigs, spinner and needle             " 108C
12   solid state induction coil corona discharge - sparks 304
13   adjustable aluminum plate capacitor, 6 V battery, wires creating an electric field 304, 108C
    variety of capacitors capacitance 304
    adjustable plate with dielectrics            " 304
    LCR meter            " 108 H3-3
    camera flash attachment energy in capacitors 107 H3-2
14   high voltage (1000 V) power supply, five capacitors in parallel      "       "          " 304
    oscilloscope cathode ray tube - fluorescence 107 H3
15   flashlight with two D cells and single flashlight bulb simple dc circuit home
    box of various resistors resistance 304
    10 ohm resistor R as a function of temperature 108 parts cab.
    digital multimeter (4.5 digit display)                   " 108 H3
    high intensity halogen lamp - remove glass cover plate - view 2                   " 108C
    liquid nitrogen, check supply in advance                   " 115
    various fuses, plug strip with reset button Joule's law 304, 108C
    three-way switch circuits 304
16   hot dog, white extension cord (cut off), paper plate, forks, wires cooking a hot dog 304
    superconductors, magnets, Styrofoam cup (bottom part), tweezers superconductivity 107 H4
    liquid nitrogen, check supply in advance                " 115
17   6 V battery, two resistance boxes (with slider switches) dc circuits 108C
    resistors - 33 ohm, 56 ohm, 100 ohm series and parallel circuits 108 parts cab.
    digital multimeter      "        "         "           " 108 H3
    "Working Hypothesis" box - 102 lab experiment      "        "         "           " 119
    9 volt battery batteries 107
19 Magnetism bar magnets, coated iron filings magnetic fields 304
    neodymium magnets        "           " 304
    horseshoe magnet, with coated iron filings        "           " 304
    soft "Earth" ball containing magnet        "           " 304
    dip needle, magna-probe        "           " 304
20   solid state induction coil, three glass tubes ionization, fluorescence 304
    solenoid used in lab solenoid magnetic field 108C
    DC power supply        "               "           " 108
    digital Tesla meter        "               "           " 107 C2-1
21        "         "         " Hall effect "
    function generator produce a low freq. square wave 108 H3-4
    speaker clicking sound 108 H2
22   galvanometer, coil induction of current 304
    PVC, aluminum and copper tubes magnetic induction 304
23   AC generator, incandescent bulb, flicker bulb generators 304
    digital multimeter ac voltage 304
    hand cranked dc generator          " 304
    flashlight bulb, wire, compass          " 304
    thermoelectric heat pump Peltier effect 304
    ring launcher, iron core (bundle of wires), wire loop and bulb magnetic induction 304
    aluminum and copper rings, split ring          "             " 304
    liquid nitrogen, check supply in advance          "             " 115
24   dc generator/motor dc motor 304
    6 V battery, wires  "       " 108C
    automobile alternator alternators 304
    aluminum plate taped to ruler, pencil, horseshoe magnet Eddy currents 304
    current balance apparatus (used in lab), magnets 1, magnets 2      "          " 108C
    function generator ac current 108 H3-4
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    resistor, speaker, wires   "       " 108
    digital multimeter   "       " 108
    oscilloscope   "       " 108
    RLC circuit board resonance 121
26   wire sine curves electromagnetic waves 304
27   Tesla coil high voltage, low current,
high frequency ac em waves
108C
    Pasco tubes containing H, Hg, Ar and He atom excitation 108C
    Pasco power supply for above tubes     "            " 108C
    Plasma globe excitation of a mixture of inert gases 108C
    fluorescent tube and a CFL (compact fluorescent lamp) excitation of mercury atoms 108C