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7.3 Simple Pendulum

A Simple Pendulum performs oscillatory motion. Its bob performs S.H.M. under small oscillation approximation.

On the bob forces acting at any instant are tension in the string and weight `mg'.

Resolving `mg' as shown,

[-ve sign takes care of direction of the mg sin q component with reference to that of displacement]

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Index

7.1 Linear Simple Harmonic Motion
7.2 S.H.M. & U.C.M.
7.3 Simple Pendulum
7.4 Energy in S.H.M.

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