17. Periodic Motion

Simple Harmonic Motion of Pendulums

17. Periodic Motion

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- A simple pendulum 2.00 m long swings through a maximum angle of 30.0° with the vertical. Calculate its period ...
- A simple pendulum 2.00 m long swings through a maximum angle of 30.0° with the vertical. Calculate its period ...
- A certain simple pendulum has a period on the earth of 1.60 s. What is its period on the surface of Mars, wher...
- A building in San Francisco has light fixtures consisting of small 2.35-kg bulbs with shades hanging from the ...
- You pull a simple pendulum 0.240 m long to the side through an angle of 3.50° and release it. (b) How much tim...
- You pull a simple pendulum 0.240 m long to the side through an angle of 3.50° and release it. (a) How much tim...
- (II) A simple pendulum is swinging with amplitude equal to 8.5°. With what angle should it swing if its total ...
- (II) A clock pendulum oscillates at a frequency of 2.5 Hz. At t = 0, it is released from rest starting at an a...
- (III) A simple pendulum oscillates with an amplitude of 10.0°. What fraction of a period does it spend between...
- A simple pendulum oscillates with frequency ƒ What is its frequency if the entire pendulum accelerates at 0.35...
- The length of a simple pendulum is 0.72 m, the pendulum bob has a mass of 295 g, and it is released at an angl...
- (II) A musician wishes to construct a metronome based on a simple pendulum design where a “beat” is sounded wh...
- Interestingly, there have been several studies using cadavers to determine the moments of inertia of human bod...
- A uniform rod of length L oscillates as a pendulum about a pivot that is a distance x from the center. a. For...
- A 15-cm-long, 200 g rod is pivoted at one end. A 20 g ball of clay is stuck on the other end. What is the peri...
- A uniform rod of mass M and length L swings as a pendulum on a pivot at distance L/4 from one end of the rod. ...
- Astronauts on the first trip to Mars take along a pendulum that has a period on earth of 1.50 s. The period on...
- A pendulum on a 75-cm-long string has a maximum speed of 0.25 m/s. What is the pendulum's maximum angle in deg...
- A pendulum is made by tying a 75 g ball to a 130-cm-long string. The ball is pulled 5.0° to the side and relea...
- In a science museum, a 110 kg brass pendulum bob swings at the end of a 15.0-m-long wire. The pendulum is star...
- (II) What is the period of a simple pendulum 47 cm long(b) when it is in a freely falling elevator?
- A simple pendulum oscillates with frequency ƒ What is its frequency if the entire pendulum accelerates at 0.35...
- (II) The balance wheel of a mechanical (analog) watch is a thin ring of radius 0.95 cm attached to a coil spri...
- (II) A plywood disk of radius 20.0 cm and mass 2.20 kg has a small hole drilled through it, 2.00 cm from its e...
- Tall buildings are designed to sway in the wind. In a 100 km/h wind, suppose the top of a 110-story building o...
- A “seconds” pendulum has a period of exactly 2.000 s. That is, each one-way swing takes 1.000 s. What is the l...
- (II) The human leg can be compared to a physical pendulum, with a “natural” swinging period at which walking i...
- In Section 14–5, the oscillation of a simple pendulum (Fig. 14–48) is viewed as linear motion along the arc le...
- The amplitude of an oscillator decreases to 36.8% of its initial value in 10.0 s. What is the value of the tim...
- Suppose a large spherical object, such as a planet, with radius R and mass M has a narrow tunnel passing diame...