PURPOSE: To record the Fourier spectrum of complex waves.
DESCRIPTION: This demonstration uses a Tektronix 536 oscilloscope with a 1L5 plug-in unit to determine the Fourier spectrum of a complex wave which can be sustained for about 10-20 seconds, and plots a graph of the spectrum with an X-Y recorder. It can be used with the standard waves from a Wavetek generator (sine, triangle, square, sawtooth, pulse trian, etc.), or with a microphone and audio amplifier input for musical instruments and/or singing.
REFERENCES: (PIRA 3C50.83)
EQUIPMENT: Tektronix 536 oscilloscope with 1L5 Fourier analyzer plug-in with scope/TV system, X-Y recorder.
SETUP TIME: 45 min.
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