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Pendulum with Several Links
This Demonstration solves Lagrange's equations for
pendulums attached in series with random initial angles and velocities
,
. For simplicity, the masses, lengths, and gravitational acceleration are set to 1.
Contributed by:
Enrique Zeleny
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On a more powerful computer, the number of masses can be increased to 7.
RELATED LINKS
Double Pendulum
(
ScienceWorld
)
Double Pendulum
(
Wolfram Demonstrations Project
)
Gravitational Acceleration
(
ScienceWorld
)
Lagrange's Equations
(
ScienceWorld
)
Orbits of a Triple Pendulum
(
Wolfram Demonstrations Project
)
Triple Pendulum
(
Wolfram Demonstrations Project
)
PERMANENT CITATION
Enrique Zeleny
"
Pendulum with Several Links
"
http://demonstrations.wolfram.com/PendulumWithSeveralLinks/
Wolfram Demonstrations Project
Published: June 18, 2012
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