Recent Student Projects
Eric Laukkanen '12
Washington NASA Space Grant Summer Research Scholar, Summer 2011
"Acoustical Effect of Progressive Undercutting of Percussive Aluminum Bars," Eric M. Laukkanen and Randy Worland, J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 130, 2429 (2011).
"Acoustical Effect of Progressive Undercutting of Percussive Aluminum Bars," Eric M. Laukkanen and Randy Worland, Proceedings of Meetings on Acoustics, 14, 025003 (2012).
Brooke Peaden '12
Gilbertson Summer Research Scholar, Summer 2010
"Acoustic Effects of Holes on Commercial Cymbals," Brooke R. Peaden and Randy Worland, J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 129, 2616 (2011).
Jonathon Tollerud '07
Senior Thesis Research Project, Spring 2007
Laser Speckle Interferometry
Mike Meade '06
Independent Research Project, Summer 2005
The Physics of Drum Tuning
Ben Heavner '99
Honors Thesis Research Project, 1998-99
The Faraday Effect: An Experimental and Historical Approach
Paul Veillon '99
Honors Thesis Reseaerch Project, 1998-99
Experimental Investigation of Brownian Motion using Dynamic Light Scattering
David Wilson '98
Independent Research Project, 1997-98
Experimental Determination of the Speed of Sound as a Function of Temperature
“Measurement of the Speed of Sound in Air as a Function of Temperature,” Rand S. Worland and D. David Wilson, The Physics Teacher 37, 53 (1999).