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written by Wolfgang Christian and Dan Hampton
The Double Pendulum model displays the motion of a two-part pendulum and its Poincare map. A double pendulum is a simple pendulum with another pendulum attached to its end and the state of this dynamical system is specified by two angles and two angular velocities.   Because there is no friction, the double pendulum is an example of a Hamiltonian system and energy is conserved.  This EJS model simplifies the system by using equal length arms and masses.  Clicking in the Poincare section sets the initial conditions of the rotor.  The user can examine and modify this simulation if EJS is installed by right-clicking within the plot and selecting "Open EJS Model" from the pop-up menu item.  

The Double Pendulum model was created using the Easy Java Simulations (EJS) modeling tool.  It is distributed as a ready-to-run (compiled) Java archive.  Double clicking the ejs_lagrangian_DoublePendulum.jar file will run the program if Java is installed.  EJS is a part of the Open Source Physics Project and is designed to make it easier to access, modify, and generate computer models.

Please note that this resource requires at least version 1.5 of Java (JRE).
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General Physics
- Computational Physics
Modern Physics
- Chaos & Non-linear Dynamics
Oscillations & Waves
- Oscillations
= Pendula
- Upper Undergraduate
- Graduate/Professional
- Instructional Material
= Activity
= Curriculum support
= Interactive Simulation
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This material is released under a GNU General Public License Version 3 license. Additional information is available.
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Wolfgang Christian
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Keywords:
Easy Java Simulations, OSP, Open Source Physics, chaos, classical mechanics, map, modeling, non-linear dynamics
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Metadata instance created August 20, 2009 by Wolfgang Christian
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June 12, 2013 by Matt Mohorn
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W. Christian and D. Hampton, Computer Program DOUBLE PENDULUM WITH POINCARE MAP MODEL, Version 1.0 (2009), WWW Document, (http://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=9384&DocID=1289).
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W. Christian and D. Hampton, Computer Program DOUBLE PENDULUM WITH POINCARE MAP MODEL, Version 1.0 (2009), <http://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=9384&DocID=1289>.
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Christian, W., & Hampton, D. (2009). Double Pendulum With Poincare Map Model (Version 1.0) [Computer software]. Retrieved April 23, 2014, from http://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=9384&DocID=1289
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Christian, Wolfgang, and Dan Hampton. "Double Pendulum With Poincare Map Model." Version 1.0. http://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=9384&DocID=1289 (accessed 23 April 2014).
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Christian, Wolfgang, and Dan Hampton. Double Pendulum With Poincare Map Model. Vers. 1.0. Computer software. 2009. Java (JRE) 1.5. 23 Apr. 2014 <http://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=9384&DocID=1289>.
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Double Pendulum With Poincare Map Model:

Is Based On Easy Java Simulations Modeling and Authoring Tool

The Easy Java Simulations Modeling and Authoring Tool is needed to explore the computational model used in the Double Pendulum.

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