Optional Practical: Resonance in a bucket (copy)

IB Physics: Optional Practical: Resonance in a bucket (copy)

In this practical water waves in a shallow rectangular container will be investigated. Pour about 1cm depth of water into the container and place it on the table. Push the side of the container and you will see a wave travel across the surface. The wave will travel to the opposite side of the container and reflect back. If you time the pushes correctly you can keep the wave bouncing backwards and forwards across the...

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