String Resonance

Vibrating one of the rods transfers the vibrations only to the exact “mate” of the one which is vibrating. The mechanical energy is transferred back and forth between the two rods vibrating at equal frequency.

Catalog number: PSY017

Physical principle

“Energy transfer” through vibration of strings

Operating instructions

Pull on one of the rods. The rod will vibrate and will also cause the identical rod to vibrate. The rods are of different lengths, but each one has a mate of equal length.