Study of large-Angle anharmonic oscillations of a physical pendulum using an acceleration sensor

João C. Fernandes, Pedro J. Sebastião, Luís N. Gonçalves, António Ferraz

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Abstract

Oscillatory motion is a main topic in physics at all levels of undergraduate courses. In this work, we study the damping of a bar acting as a physical pendulum subjected to air drag.

Original languageEnglish
Article number045004
JournalEuropean Journal Of Physics
Volume38
Issue number4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 12 May 2017

Keywords

  • anharmonic oscillator
  • drag
  • friction
  • large angle oscillations
  • physical pendulum

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