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Easy Java Simulations (2001- ) => kinematics => Topic started by: ahmedelshfie on May 10, 2010, 12:40:12 am



Title: Pendulum in an accelerated car
Post by: ahmedelshfie on May 10, 2010, 12:40:12 am
This applet created  by prof Hwang
Modified by Ahmed
Original project Pendulum in an accelerated car (http://www.phy.ntnu.edu.tw/ntnujava/index.php?topic=374.0)

A pendulum is in vertical position when put it in a stopped car.
What will happen when the car start to accelerate with acceleration a?
The car will swing with new equilibrium position. The following applet will show you the case:
You can change the acceleration a and the drag coefficient (assume drag force propotional to velocity put in the oppositive direction)