Spring Pendulum

The trajectories of a pendulum whose thread is an elastic spring are visualized. In the limit of a stiff spring (), the classical pendulum is recovered.

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DETAILS

— maximal time
— spring constant of the spring
— initial length of the spring
— initial coordinates of the pendulum
— initial velocities of the pendulum
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