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written by Thomas Greenslade, Jr
This web page is an extensive collection of images and descriptions of historical instruments used in teaching acoustics. Many of the items were used for demonstrations, labs, or other teaching purposes. Included are Chladni plates, Helmholtz resinators, organ pipes, concertinas, Savart's Wheel, singing tubes, sonometers, tune analyzers, wind chests, and more.

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© 1975 Thomas Greenslade, Jr.
Air Chime, Chemical Harmonica, Chladni Plates, Concertina, Goblet, Helmholtz Resonators, Hopkins' Divided Tube, Interferometers, Kaleidophone, Manometric Flame Apparatus, Organ Pipes, Parabolic Reflector, Phonic Wheel, Ringing Bar, Tone Bars, Tonometer, Transmission of Sound by Liquids, Trevelyan's Rocker, Tune Analyzer, Tuning Forks, Wind Chests, acoustics, antiques, demonstration, sound, teaching apparatus
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T. Greenslade, Jr, (1975), WWW Document, (http://physics.kenyon.edu/EarlyApparatus/Titlepage/acoustics.htm).
T. Greenslade, Jr, Kenyon College: Acoustics Instruments, (1975), <http://physics.kenyon.edu/EarlyApparatus/Titlepage/acoustics.htm>.
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Greenslade, Jr, T. (2007, April 17). Kenyon College: Acoustics Instruments. Retrieved September 18, 2019, from http://physics.kenyon.edu/EarlyApparatus/Titlepage/acoustics.htm
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Greenslade, Jr, Thomas. Kenyon College: Acoustics Instruments. April 17, 2007. http://physics.kenyon.edu/EarlyApparatus/Titlepage/acoustics.htm (accessed 18 September 2019).
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Greenslade, Jr, Thomas. Kenyon College: Acoustics Instruments. 1975. 17 Apr. 2007. 18 Sep. 2019 <http://physics.kenyon.edu/EarlyApparatus/Titlepage/acoustics.htm>.
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