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Conservation of Energy of a Simple Pendulum

When a pendulum swings, potential energy is transformed into kinetic energy, and then back again to potential energy as the speed and elevation of the pendulum vary during the motion. The motion is measured using a Rotary Motion Sensor.


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Source: Lab #30

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Conservation of Energy of a Simple Pendulum