Inverted Spring Pendulum

Purpose

A mass is attached to the top of a rigid metal rod. Tweek the mass to start the motion. This is a good◙approximation to SHM.◙

Images

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Description

A mass is attached to the top of a rigid metal rod. Tweek the mass to start the motion. This is a good◙approximation to SHM.◙

References

George W. Horton, A Pendulum of Sorts, AJP 35, 65-66, (1967).