Apparatus Competition

2005 Summer Meeting of the AAPT

Salt Lake City, UT


Awards:

2nd Place & Low Cost ($700)
      Inner Diameter of Narrow-Mouth Glass Bottle Measured with a Laser
            Alfred F. Leung
            California State University at Long Beach

2nd Place ($600)
      Electromagnetic Spring Balance
            P.J. Ouseph
            University of Louisville

3rd  Place & Low Cost ($300)
      Shot Drop Lab:  Converting Gravitational Potential Energy to Thermal Energy
            Bill Franklin
            Retired

3rd Place ($200)
      Student Sonometer
            Sharon E. Finberg
            Bentley College


All Entries:

Ø    Advanced Optics with Laser Pointer and Metersticks  (low cost)
            Roman Ya. Kezerashvili
            New York City College of Technology, CUNY
           
Ø    CD Rainbows
            P.J. Ouseph
            University of Louisville
           
Ø    Compass and Wire Holder for Detecting Currents  (low cost)
            Bill Franklin
            Retired
           
Ø    Electromagnetic Spring Balance
            P.J. Ouseph
            University of Louisville
           
Ø    Inner Diameter of Narrow-Mouth Glass Bottle Measured with a Laser  (low cost)
            Alfred F. Leung
            California State University at Long Beach
           
Ø    Magnetic Dipole Interaction Analyzer
            Arturo Freyre-Rodriguez
            Rosalina Flores-Bermude
            Facultad de Ciencias, UNAM
        
Ø    Multipurpose Pop Bottle Accelerator  (low cost)
            Duane Merrell
            Brigham Young University
            
Ø    Pendulum with Variable Acceleration  (low cost)
            Roman Ya. Kezerashvili
            Alexander Sapozhnikov
            New York City College of Technology, CUNY
            Brooklyn College, CUNY
       
Ø    Pressure in Air Stream  (low cost)
            John Welch
            Cabrillo College

Ø    Shot Drop Lab:  Converting Gravitational Potential Energy to Thermal Energy  (low cost)
            Bill Franklin
            Retired
           
Ø    Showing the Expanding Universe using a Mug Rack Expander  (low cost)
            Wayne D. Peterson
            Brigham Young University

Ø    Stacked Balls – How a ball can bounce higher than its starting point  (low cost)
            Bill Franklin
            Retired

Ø    Student Sonometer  (low cost)
            Sharon E. Finberg
            Bentley College
           
Ø    Weight-Detecting Capillary Viscometer
            Dr. Rafael M. Digilov
            Technion, Israel Instituite of Technology
       

Apparatus Competition Homepage

created by Richard Flarend, ref7@psu.edu