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Physical Pendulum

A rod and a disk oscillate as a physical pendulum. The periods are measured directly by the Rotary Motion Sensor, and the values are compared to the theoretical periods calculated from the dimensions of the pendula.

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Source: Lab #45

Comprehensive 850 Physics System

Physical Pendulum