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Simple Pendulum JS Model
written by Wolfgang Christian
The Simple Pendulum JavaScript Model computes the dynamics of a simple pendulum.  The pendulum is initially displaced from equilibrium and the pendulum bob has zero initial velocity.  The initial position of the pendulum bob can be changed by click-dragging the bob when the simulation is paused.  

The Simple Pendulum JavaScript Model was developed using the Easy Java/JavaScript Simulations (EjsS) version 5.1.  It is distributed as a ready-to-run html page and requires only a browser or tablet with JavaScript support.
1 supplemental document is available
2 source code documents are available
Subjects Levels Resource Types
Classical Mechanics
- Applications of Newton's Laws
- Newton's Second Law
= Force, Acceleration
Oscillations & Waves
- General
- Oscillations
= Pendula
- Lower Undergraduate
- Middle School
- High School
- Instructional Material
= Interactive Simulation
Intended Users Formats Ratings
- Learners
- Educators
- application/javascript
- application/zip
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This material is released under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0 license.
Rights Holder:
Wolfgang Christian
Easy Java Simulations, Ejs, OSP, Open Source Physics, classical mechanics, modeling, pendulum
Record Cloner:
Metadata instance created November 25, 2014 by Wolfgang Christian
Record Updated:
June 15, 2015 by Lyle Barbato
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when Cataloged:
November 21, 2014
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W. Christian, Computer Program SIMPLE PENDULUM JS MODEL, Version 1.0 (2014), WWW Document, (https://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=13373&DocID=3951).
W. Christian, Computer Program SIMPLE PENDULUM JS MODEL, Version 1.0 (2014), <https://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=13373&DocID=3951>.
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Christian, W. (2014). Simple Pendulum JS Model (Version 1.0) [Computer software]. Retrieved July 18, 2024, from https://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=13373&DocID=3951
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Christian, Wolfgang. "Simple Pendulum JS Model." Version 1.0. https://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=13373&DocID=3951 (accessed 18 July 2024).
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Christian, Wolfgang. Simple Pendulum JS Model. Vers. 1.0. Computer software. 2014. 18 July 2024 <https://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=13373&DocID=3951>.
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Simple Pendulum JS Model:

Covers the Same Topic As EJSS primary school pendulum energy model.

i also recreated this based on the following reference:
http://academics.eckerd.edu/physics/EJS/Physical_Sci/Energy/ejss_model_pendulum_energy.zip by Anne Cox.

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