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In this applet a pendulum is in a vertical position when put in a stopped car.

When the car is accelerated, it will swing with a new equilibrium position. The user can change the acceleration and the drag coefficient (assume drag force proportional to velocity put in the opposite direction).
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Classical Mechanics
- General
- Statics of Rigid Bodies
= Center of Gravity
= Equilibrium
Oscillations & Waves
- General
- Oscillations
= Pendula
- High School
- Lower Undergraduate
- Instructional Material
= Interactive Simulation
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- Physical Science
- Physics First
- Conceptual Physics
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- AP Physics
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© 2001 Fu-Kwun Hwang
Keywords:
acceleration, drag coefficient, equilibrium, pendula, pendulum
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F. Hwang, (2001), WWW Document, (http://www.phy.ntnu.edu.tw/ntnujava/index.php?topic=374.0).
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F. Hwang, NTNU Java: Pendulum in an accelerated car, (2001), <http://www.phy.ntnu.edu.tw/ntnujava/index.php?topic=374.0>.
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Hwang, F. (2006, June 28). NTNU Java: Pendulum in an accelerated car. Retrieved October 23, 2014, from http://www.phy.ntnu.edu.tw/ntnujava/index.php?topic=374.0
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Hwang, Fu-Kwun. NTNU Java: Pendulum in an accelerated car. June 28, 2006. http://www.phy.ntnu.edu.tw/ntnujava/index.php?topic=374.0 (accessed 23 October 2014).
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Hwang, Fu-Kwun. NTNU Java: Pendulum in an accelerated car. 2001. 28 June 2006. 23 Oct. 2014 <http://www.phy.ntnu.edu.tw/ntnujava/index.php?topic=374.0>.
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