Waves Required Practicals - Method


Ripple Tank:

  • Set up ripple tank, make sure that there is a large sheet of white card or paper on the floor under the tank
  • Pour water to a depth of about 5mm into the tank
  • Adjust the height of the wooden rod so that it just touches the surface of the water
  • Switch on the overhead lamp and electric motor
  • Adjust the speed of the motor to produce low frequency water waves
  • Adjust lamp so all waves can be seen clearly
  • Measure 


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