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Longitudinal Wave Generator

Last Updated: 7/27/18

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This project uses a servo motor and small slinky to demonstrate what a longitudinal wave looks like. Additionally it shows the crests and troughs of that longitudinal wave. It can also be utilized to help show wave periods, amplitude, and frequency.

Slinky with Longitudinal Wave Setup

The presentation material and the code can be downloaded at Longitudinal Wave Generator.

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