PURPOSE: To model the behavior of solids.
DESCRIPTION: A set of small balls of equal mass is placed in the vibrator in a curved glass dish with the concave side up. The gravitational force caused by the curvature of the dish causes them to form an array, corresponding to a crystal latt ice. As the vibrator motion is increased, the molecules do not move about randomly, but rather vibrate about their original positions, representing vibratory motion of atoms in a crystal lattice.
REFERENCES: (PIRA 4D30.00) See Demonstration Reference File for manual.
EQUIPMENT: E.M.E. Molecular Motion Demonstrator with accessories as pictured.
SETUP TIME: None.
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