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written by Fu-Kwun Hwang
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
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- Oscillations
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- Instructional Material
= Interactive Simulation
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© 2001 Fu-Kwun Hwang
Keywords:
acceleration, drag coefficient, equilibrium, pendula, pendulum
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