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Driven Pendulum with Phase Space Model
written by Wolfgang Christian
The Driven Pendulum with Phase Space Model computes and displays the dynamics of a damped and driven pendulum, its phase space, and its Poincare section. The model displays pendulum motion in the main window and the phase space in a second window. Because a phase space trajectory can be very complicated, the motion is easier to analyze by plotting a point in phase space after every cycle (period T) of the external force. Such a phase space plot is called a Poincare map.
The Driven Pendulum with Phase Space Model was developed using the Easy Java Simulations (EJS) modeling tool. It is distributed as a ready-to-run (compiled) Java archive. Double clicking the model's jar file will run the simulation if Java is installed.
Please note that this resource requires at least version 1.6 of Java.
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Driven Pendulum with Phase Space 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 Driven Pendulum with Phase Space Model.relation by Wolfgang Christian
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