3A95.10 - Relaxation Oscillators

Tantalus Cup
Drinking Bird
Drinking Bird
Perpetual Motion - Franklin Pulse Glass and Light Bulbs
Perpetual Motion - Franklin Pulse Glass and Liquid Nitrogen
Kelvin Water Dropper
Stadium Horn
Strobe Lights & Neon Flasher
Homopolar Motor
String Unwinding From a Pole
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Demo Title:
Relaxation Oscillators
Non-Linear Oscillations
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A variety of relaxation oscillators are available.

See:  1L2025, 2B60.30, 3D32.15, 4C30.25, 4C31.30, 4C31.37, 5A40.70, 5F30.60, 6-00.00, 10A06.10, 13A10.10.

Chose the desired relaxation oscillator.  New rubber bands, batteries, liquid nitrogen, etc. may be needed for the desired oscillator.  



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