Pendulum Dangling from a Slider-Crank

This Demonstration shows the motion of a pendulum dangling from the end of a horizontal slider-crank.
The equation of motion is ; it expresses the equilibrium of the four forces acting on the pendulum bob: gravity, centrifugal force, the force resulting from the horizontal acceleration transmitted from the slider-crank, and the damping force.

SNAPSHOTS

  • [Snapshot]
  • [Snapshot]
  • [Snapshot]

DETAILS

The snapshots are the outputs of the the bookmarks.
    • Share:

Embed Interactive Demonstration New!

Just copy and paste this snippet of JavaScript code into your website or blog to put the live Demonstration on your site. More details »

Files require Wolfram CDF Player or Mathematica.