Wave Demonstration Device

Wave Demonstration Device

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Max Kohl, an important German instrument manufacturer, termed this small demonstration device a “Transverse Wave Machine for the Projection Lantern.” This example came from the Department of Physics at the University of Alabama. The “Max Kohl Chemnitz” inscription on the base suggests that this was made before 1908, when the firm began trading as Max Kohl A.G.
Ref: Max Kohl A.G. Physical Apparatus (Chemnitz, [1912]), vol. 2, p. 415.
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Transverse wave demonstration apparatus
transverse wave demonstration
Max Kohl
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Germany: Saxony, Chemnitz
overall: 6 3/4 in x 8 3/8 in x 3 in; 17.145 cm x 21.2725 cm x 7.62 cm
overall: 6 7/8 in x 9 3/4 in x 3 in; 17.4625 cm x 24.765 cm x 7.62 cm
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National Museum of American History
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