Category Archives: Unit 2

Shattering a Wine Glass with Sound at 187,500FPS – The Slow Mo Guys

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oPhysics: Uniform Acceleration in One Dimension: Motion Graphs

This simulation is intended to help anyone get a better understanding of the relationships between various quantities involved in uniformly accelerated motion. By adjusting the sliders (or input boxes), you can change the initial position, the initial velocity, and the … Continue reading

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Fire in ZERO-G!!

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Felix Baumgartner Space Jump World Record

October 14, 2012, Felix Baumgartner ascended more than 24 miles above Earth’s surface to the edge of space in a stratospheric balloon. Millions across the globe watched as he opened the door of the capsule, stepped off the platform, and … Continue reading

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Equations of motion – derivation and use video

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Newton’s three laws of motion video

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Diffraction & interference podcast

Diffraction, Diffraction through gaps, Interference patterns – two sources, Calculating interference patterns, Calculating interference patterns – directly between sources Calculating interference patterns – in front of one source. Download the notes. Download the videos. Links: pHET Wave interference Interference of … Continue reading

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Making music podcast

Standing waves in strings, Speed of waves in strings, Standing waves in strings – other harmonics, Beats, Open ended pipes, Open ended pipe harmonics, Closed pipes, Closed pipes harmonics, Harmonics & timbre, Spectral analysis Download the notes. Download the video.

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Veritasium – Can Silence Actually Drive You Crazy?

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Sound waves podcast

Sound waves, Wave equations, Speed of sound, The Ear, Speed of sound, Sounds are waves, Intensity, Pitch, Timbre. Download the notes. Download the video. Links: http://www.walter-fendt.de/ph14e/stlwaves.htm http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ear

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