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ERIC Number: EJ1024949
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2013-Oct
Pages: 1
Abstractor: As Provided
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ISSN: ISSN-0031-921X
Little Green Man Physics
Higbie, J.
Physics Teacher, v57 n7 p427 Oct 2013
We have frequently enhanced our department's laboratory experiment involving standing transverse waves in a taut horizontal cord. In addition to the standard experiment, students in these labs investigate the surprising concept that the acceleration of a pulse in a chain hanging vertically is a constant and is equal to half the acceleration of gravity.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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