Datalogging Seismograph: Menu
A Horizontal Pendulum Seismograph
Overall the Datalogging Seismograph has four major components.
Click on the images below for details on construction and use.
Seismograph
The room in NSW moves about 0.1 mm during a strong quake in Indonesia or New Zealand
 Detector
"sees" the bar move in front of light detecting resistor. Gives 0-5 volt output
 Data logger
has analogue to digital converter to turn volts into pulses for the computer
 Computer
allows kids to see the quake as waves on the monitor over several hours

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For further information contact Dave Dobeson

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