Lesson: Oscillating Pendulums
In this lesson, we will learn how to apply the equations of simple harmonic motion to oscillating pendulums, referring to the lengths of such pendulums.
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Worksheet: 15 Questions • 2 Videos
Find the ratio of the periods of a pendulum if the pendulum is first used on Earth and then on the Moon. Use a value of 1.63 m/s2 for the acceleration due to gravity on the Moon.
What is the length of a pendulum that has a period of 0.941 s?
Two parakeets sit on a swing with their combined center of mass 10.0 cm below the pivot. At what frequency do they swing?