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Stringless Pendulum

Purpose

To demonstrate an example of SHM.

Equipment

Stringless pendulum with pool ball.

Suggestions

The ball rolls back and forth in the trough, executing SHM.◙

Images

g1-52

Description

The ball rolls back and forth in the trough, executing SHM.◙

References

Daniel T. Gillespie, Simple Harmonic Motion Of a Round Body Rolling on a Concave Curve, AJP 52, 180-182, (1984).

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