Apparatus Competition -- Summer 2003

127th Meeting of the AAPT

Madison, WI


Advanced Laboratory and/or Demonstration Awards:

2nd Place ($600)
      Cage Lab
            Steven Sahyun

3rd Place ($200)
      DC Glow Discharge Tube
            Niraj Sheth (Sponsor:  Andrew Post-Zwicker)


Low Cost Awards ($100 each):

      Eddy Currents and Lenz's Law Demonstrations
            Donald E. Fahnline

      Manometer for Measuring Lung Pressure
            Duane L. Deardorff

      Illustrating Wave Phenomena with Overhead Projection of Sets of Pendula
            James Flaten
            Alex Nugent
            Andrew Foltz

      Projectile Launcher
            Dale Freeland



Advanced Laboratory and/or Demonstration Entries:

     Eddy Currents and Lenz's Law Demonstrations
            Donald E. Fahnline

     DC Glow Discharge Tube
            Niraj Sheth (Sponsor:  Andrew Post-Zwicker)

     Cage Lab
            Steven Sahyun

     Physical Pendulum with Self-synchronous Drive
            Satinder S. Sidhu

     Demonstrating the Coherence Length of White Light
            Steven K. Wonnell


Low Cost Entries:

     Manometer for Measuring Lung Pressure
            Duane L. Deardorff

     Center of Gravity Mystery Tube
            Daniel Dreyfuss

     Eddy Currents and Lenz's Law Demonstrations
            Donald E. Fahnline

     Illustrating Wave Phenomena with Overhead Projection of Sets of Pendula
            James Flaten
            Alex Nugent
            Andrew Foltz

     Projectile Launcher
            Dale Freeland

     Cage Lab
            Steven Sahyun

     Fire Breathing Can
            Patricia Sievert

     Demonstrating the Coherence Length of White Light
            Steven Wonnell


Apparatus Competition Homepage

created by Richard Flarend, ref7@psu.edu