PIRA 3A70.10 - Coupled Oscillations: Wilberforce Pendulum

Photo Shows the Apparatus Used at the University of Texas at Austin

Instructions / Notes:
  • A mass on a helical spring is tuned to have a vertical translational frquency in some integer ratio of the rotational frequency.

  • The tuning can be adjusted with threaded masses on the sides

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