PIRA 3B10.30 - Transverse Pulses
and Waves: Shive's (Bell Labs) Wave Model
Instructions / Notes:
Thin rods are mounted on a fine wire that twists easily.
Displace the rod at one end to create a torsion pulse or wave.
The other end can be left free to move, fixed in place, or critically damped.
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