- 3A10. Pendula
- 3A10.10
*Simple Pendulum*Suspend a simple pendulum from a ringstand. - 3A10.15
*Bowling Ball Pendulum*Suspend a bowling ball from the ceiling. - 3A10.17
*Different Mass Pendula*Pendula of the same length and different mass oscillate together. - 3A10.20
*Inverted Pendulum*Show an inverted pendulum - 3A10.21
*Metronome as a Pendulum*The metronome as an adjustable pendulum. - 3A10.30
*Torsion Pendulum*Displays oscillatory motion of an evenly distributed circular mass hanging from a wire. - 3A10.50
*Cyclodial Pendulum*Demonstrate that a cycloidal pendulum with any amplitude has a period identical to an equal length simple pendulum at small amplitude. - 3A10.w70
*Buoyant Pendulum*Displays interaction between constant gravitational force and changing buoyant force.

- 3A10.10
- 3A15. Physical Pendula
- 3A15.10
*Physical Pendulum*Simple pendulum connected to pivot with a rod allows for oscillations of greater than 90 degrees. - 3A15.25
*Oscillating Hoop*Adjust a simple pendulum to give the same period as a hoop. - 3A15.40
*Truncated Ring*Any partial ring regardless of its fraction of the entire ring will oscillate with the same period if they have the same radius. - 3A15.70
*Kater’s Pendulum*An elaborate pendulum that allows “g” to be determined accurately.

- 3A15.10
- 3A20. Springs & Oscillators
- 3A20.10
*Mass on a Spring*A mass oscillates slowly on a large spring. - 3A20.13
*Mass on a Spring*Use a Slinky for a spring and vary k by using different numbers of turns. - 3A20.20
*Springs in Series and Parallel*Identical to 1R10.30. - 3A20.30
*Air Track Glider and Spring*An air glider is attached to a single horizontal coil spring. - 3A20.35
*Air Track Glider Between Springs*A glider between two springs on an air track.

- 3A20.10
- 3A40. Simple Harmonic Motion
- 3A40.10 C
*ircular Motion vs. Mass on Spring*Synchronize the periods of two different oscillating bodies. *3A40.40*Project a laser off a mirror on a tuning fork to a rotating mirror onto a screen.*Tuning Fork with Light*

- 3A40.10 C
- 3A50. Damped Oscillators
- 3A50.15
*Texas Tower*Driven, damped mass on a spring. - 3A50.15
*Data Acquisition Device (Mass on a Spring)*The data acquisition device acts as a mass on a spring. - 3A50.45
*Damped Physical Pendulum*A magnet swings over a copper sheet resting on a lab jack that can be adjusted for different levels of damping.

- 3A50.15
- 3A60. Driven Mechanical Resonance
- 3A60.30
*Barton’s Pendula*A set of pendula of increasing length are driven in common at varying frequencies - 3A60.40
*Driven Mass on a Spring*A speaker driver oscillates the top of a spring to display varying resonances. - 3A60.43 Texas Tower Driven mass on a spring.

- 3A60.30
- 3A70. Coupled Oscillations
- 3A70.10 Wilberforce Pendulum Energy transfers between vertical and torsional modes.
- 3A70.21
*Coupled Pendula*Five identical pendula are coupled by a slightly flexible support. - 3A70.23 S
*ynchronized Metronomes*A set of out of phase metronomes synchronize due to coupled oscillations. - 3A70.27
*Coupled Pendula*Two physical pendula are coupled by a spring. - 3A70.40
*Inverted Coupled Pendula*Two vertical hacksaw blades with weights at the top are coupled at the bottom. - 3A70.41
*Coupled Upside Down Pendula*Two adjustable upside down pendula are coupled with a rubber band. - 3A70.45
*Coupled Masses on Springs*Displays the two modes of a pair of coupled harmonic oscillators.

- 3A75. Normal Modes
- 3A75.10
*Coupled Harmonic Oscillators*A system of coupled oscillators is driven at known resonant frequencies. - 3A75.11
*Coupled Harmonic Oscillators*Several identical air track gliders are coupled with identical springs.

- 3A75.10
- 3A80. Lissajous Figures
*3A80.20*Two function generators are fed into the x and y channels of a scope*Lissajous Figures on the Scope*- 3A80.40
*Lissajous Figures – Laser*Use small mirrors on tuning forks to project a laser beam on the wall. Adjust tuning fork to show effect of different frequencies. *3A80.37 Lissajous Figures – Koenig Apparatus*Koenig apparatus with six rods of different width ratios will produce different Lissajous figures when observed from above.- 3A80.40
*Lissajous Figures, Tuning Forks with Laser*Use small mirrors on tuning forks to project a beam of light on the wall.

- 3A95. Non-Linear Systems
- 3A95.32
*Large Amplitude Pendulum*Use a rod instead of a string to support the bob and observe up to 160 degree angles. *3A95.50*Chaos in the double pendulum system is discussed.*Double Pendulum*- 3A95.53
*Mechanical Chaos Demonstrations*Three mechanical chaos demonstrations are shown. - 3A95.70
*Pump a Swing*A ball on a string hangs over a pulley. Increase the amplitude by pulling on the string periodically.

- 3A95.32