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Simple and Damped Pendulum

To study the motion of a simple pendulum

To learn the relationships between the period, frequency and length of a simple pendulum

To determine the acceleration due to gravity using the motion of a simple pendulum

To investigate conservation of mechanical energy in a simple pendulum

Analyzing topics of damped pendulum

Calculation of idle time and damping constant



Simple pendulum experiment will let you test how simple pendulum systems work and what they consist. You will be experimenting the motion of a simple pendulum moving back and forth with negligible friction resembles simple harmonic motion. Changing only one variable at a time, you will be able to test the swing of a pendulum as a controlled experiment. You will solving damped harmonic oscillator equations by using techniques that you will learn with our lab assistant via VR Technology. By performing simple pendulum experiment, you can investigate how each of these variables affects the period of swing .