14. Determination of the speed of sound using stationary waves

  • 1 litre measuring cylinder

  • glass, plastic or metal tube with a diameter of about 2.5 cm

  • ruler

  • set of tuning forks

  • retort stand

  • boss and clamp

  • thermometer

  • large rubber bung or a wood block.

Hazard Risk Control measure

Standard laboratory good practice.


Students should wear safety glasses.