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Author Kraftmakher, I͡A. A.

Title Experiments and demonstrations in physics / Yaakov Kraftmakher.

Published Hackensack, N.J. : World Scientific, [2007]
©2007

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 UniM ERC  530.078 KRAF    AVAILABLE
Physical description x, 533 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Series Bar-Ilan physics laboratory.
Bar-Ilan physics laboratory.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 499-528) and index.
Contents 1 Introductory Experiments 1 -- 1.1 Free fall 9 -- 1.2 Interference of sound waves 12 -- 1.3 Charging and discharging a capacitor 15 -- 1.4 I-U characteristics 18 -- 1.5 Lissajous patterns 20 -- 1.6 Determination of short time intervals 23 -- 1.7 Characteristics of a DC source 25 -- 1.8 Oersted's great discovery 28 -- 1.9 Magnetic field measurements 31 -- 1.10 Magnetic force 36 -- 1.11 Helmholtz coils 39 -- 1.12 Faraday's law of induction 43 -- 1.13 Lenz's rule 48 -- 1.14 Electric power in AC circuits 54 -- 1.15 Electrical filters 58 -- 1.16 Probability functions 62 -- 1.17 Photometric laws 65 -- 1.18 Kirhhoff's rule 68 -- 1.19 Malus' law 72 -- 1.20 Irradiance and illuminance 75 -- 2 Mechanics and Molecular Physics 77 -- 2.1 Velocity of sound in air 79 -- 2.2 Pendulum 84 -- 2.3 Tuning fork 93 -- 2.4 Doppler effect 100 -- 2.5 Nonlinear dynamics 103 -- 2.6 Light bulb 108 -- 2.7 Pulse calorimetry 111 -- 2.8 Principles of modulation calorimetry 124 -- 2.9 Heat of vaporization 131 -- 2.10 Phase diagram of nitrogen 135 -- 3 Electricity and Magnetism 139 -- 3.1 Rotating magnetic field 141 -- 3.2 LCR circuit 149 -- 3.3 Skin effect 161 -- 3.4 Eddy currents 167 -- 3.5 Spectra of electrical signals 177 -- 3.6 Correlation analysis 183 -- 3.7 Thermal noise 191 -- 3.8 Lock-in detection 195 -- 3.9 Ampere's circuital law 203 -- 3.10 Transformer 207 -- 4 Optics and Atomic Physics 219 -- 4.1 Interference of light 221 -- 4.2 Diffraction of light 226 -- 4.3 Optical communication 236 -- 4.4 Polarization of light 243 -- 4.5 Faraday effect 248 -- 4.6 Spectrophotometry 254 -- 4.7 Speed of light 257 -- 4.8 Thermal radiation 267 -- 4.9 Hydrogen atom 277 -- 4.10 Photoluminescence 282 -- 5 Condensed Matter Physics 287 -- 5.1 Equilibrium point defects in metals 289 -- 5.2 Conductivity of solids. The Hall effect 297 -- 5.3 Semiconductor electronics 303 -- 5.4 Photovoltaic effect 309 -- 5.5 Ferromagnetism 317 -- 5.6 Curie point 330 -- 5.7 Dielectric constant 342 -- 5.8 Thermoelectric phenomena 349 -- 6 Nobel Prize Experiments 359 -- 6.1 Electron 361 -- 6.2 Michelson interferometer 371 -- 6.3 Principles of radio 379 -- 6.4 Photoelectric effect 389 -- 6.5 Franck-Hertz experiment 397 -- 6.6 Thermionic emission 403 -- 6.7 Transistor 418 -- 6.8 Superconductivity 425 -- 7 Student Projects 441 -- 7.1 Moving-coil meter as a pendulum 443 -- 7.2 Velocity of sound versus temperature 445 -- 7.3 Hot-wire anemometry 447 -- 7.4 Direct readout of resistivity 449 -- 7.5 Contactless measurement of conductivity 451 -- 7.6 Stokes viscometer 453 -- 7.7 Metal detection and the Theremin 455 -- 7.8 Recording magnetometer 462 -- 7.9 Lock-in detector in a matchbox 465 -- 7.10 Noise reduction by averaging technique 469 -- 7.11 Detection of thermal radiation 473 -- 7.12 Optical communication 476 -- 7.13 Percolation 478 -- 7.14 Clamp-on ammeter 480 -- 7.15 Curie point 482 -- 7.16 Simple electro-musical instruments 485 -- 7.17 Two-stage Peltier cooler 487 -- 7.18 Absolute temperature scale 489 -- 7.19 Cavendish experiment 491 -- 7.20 Demonstrations with a microscope 493 -- 7.21 Diamagnetism of superconductors 495 -- 7.22 Poisson spot 497.
Subject Physics -- Experiments.
Physics -- Computer-assisted instruction.
ISBN 9812566023 (hardcover)
9789812566027 (hardcover)
9812705384 (paperback)
9789812705389 (paperback)