A tuning fork set is a physics laboratory apparatus consisting of a set of two or more tuning forks, typically made of steel or other metals. Tuning forks are devices that produce a pure, precise tone when struck or vibrated.
In a tuning fork set, the forks are typical of different sizes and are tuned to different frequencies. They can be used to study the properties of sound waves, resonance, and frequency. The tuning forks are struck or vibrated and the resulting sound waves can be observed and measured using various techniques such as microphones, wave meters, and oscilloscopes.
Tuning fork sets are commonly used in physics and engineering courses to teach students about the principles of sound waves and resonance. They are also used in other fields such as music, where they are used to tune musical instruments.