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written by Andrew Duffy
This web page is an animation of a simple pendulum consisting of a mass on a string.  It displays changes in potential and kinetic energy, allowing students to observe that they are conserved.

This item is part of a collection of similar simulation-based activities for introductory physics students.  See Related items below for a link to the full index of Java simulations developed by the same author to support first-semester introductory physics class instruction.
Subjects Levels Resource Types
Classical Mechanics
- Newton's Second Law
= Force, Acceleration
General Physics
- General
Oscillations & Waves
- Oscillations
= Pendula
- Lower Undergraduate
- High School
- Instructional Material
= Activity
- Audio/Visual
= Movie/Animation
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- Learners
- application/java
- text/html
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© 2002 Andrew Duffy, Boston University
Keywords:
oscillation, pendula, pendulum, simple harmonic motion, simple harmonic oscillation
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Metadata instance created April 14, 2008 by Christopher Allen
Record Updated:
August 26, 2008 by Cathy Ezrailson
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March 28, 2008
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A. Duffy, (2002), WWW Document, (http://physics.bu.edu/~duffy/semester1/c18_pendulum.html).
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A. Duffy, Boston University Physics Applets: A Simple Pendulum (2002), <http://physics.bu.edu/~duffy/semester1/c18_pendulum.html>.
APA Format
Duffy, A. (2008, March 28). Boston University Physics Applets: A Simple Pendulum. Retrieved September 2, 2014, from http://physics.bu.edu/~duffy/semester1/c18_pendulum.html
Chicago Format
Duffy, Andrew. Boston University Physics Applets: A Simple Pendulum. March 28, 2008. http://physics.bu.edu/~duffy/semester1/c18_pendulum.html (accessed 2 September 2014).
MLA Format
Duffy, Andrew. Boston University Physics Applets: A Simple Pendulum. 2002. 28 Mar. 2008. 2 Sep. 2014 <http://physics.bu.edu/~duffy/semester1/c18_pendulum.html>.
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@misc{ Author = "Andrew Duffy", Title = {Boston University Physics Applets: A Simple Pendulum}, Volume = {2014}, Number = {2 September 2014}, Month = {March 28, 2008}, Year = {2002} }
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This is the full index of interactive Java simulations by the same author on Classical Mechanics.  This particular collection is devoted to topics typically covered in a first semester introductory physics class.

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