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SHM Properties SHM Applications SHM Relations SHM Graphs Graphical Relations SHM and Circular Motion SHM Equations Simple Pendulum Simple Pendulum Graph Simple Pendulum Equations SHM Assessment

Graph of a Simple Pendulum

Objective: To demonstrate that the motion of a simple pendulum in space and time traces out a sine wave

The motion of a simple pendulum in spaace and time, like a mass on a spring, traces outs a sine wave as illustrated below.

 

Simple pendulum traces out a sine wave

 

An interactive animation of the motion of a simple pendulum has been created by eduMedia and can be investigated at: http://www.edumedia.fr/recherche.php5?q=simple+pendulum,&submit.x=0&submit.y=0

 

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