Brownian Motion Simulator
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PIRA Classification: 4D10.20
Description: A plastic disc represents a smoke particle while small
spheres represent gas molecules. The system is enclosed in a metal frame
which can vibrate at various speeds. The speed of the motor is increased
until the 'gas molecules' cause the disc to move in a random motion.
Special Instructions: Slowly turn the motor up. The apparatus is
placed on the overhead.
Ideally For: Phys 1102, 1202, 1402
Setup time: 3 minutes
Safety Issues: None