Definition of Simple pendulum

1. Noun. A hypothetical pendulum suspended by a weightless frictionless thread of constant length.

Generic synonyms: Pendulum



Definition of Simple pendulum

1. Noun. (physics) A hypothetical pendulum consisting of a weight suspended by a weightless string. ¹

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Literary usage of Simple pendulum

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1. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"This is the same as that of a simple pendulum of length / = A'/M/i, which is called the length of the equivalent simple pendulum. ..."

2. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"It is easy to show that the period of oscillation of the simple pendulum, as defined above, is practically independent of the arc described by the 'bob, ..."

3. Journal by Royal Society of Arts (Great Britain) (1873)
"Now, by pur plan adopted by Captain Kater, he was able to < from the compound pendulum what would be the * of an equivalent simple pendulum. ..."

4. Elementary Treatise on Natural Philosophy by Augustin Privat-Deschanel (1878)
"For explaining these we shall begin with the consideration of an ideal body called the simple pendulum,. 44. simple pendulum.—This is the name given to a ..."

5. Chambers's Encyclopaedia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge for the People (1868)
"If the bob of the simple pendulum be slightly displaced in any manner, it describes an ellipse about its lowest position as centre. ..."

6. Differential and Integral Calculus by Clyde Elton Love (1916)
"The simple pendulum. A simple pendulum is a point swinging in a vertical circle under the acceleration of gravity. Let P be a particle of mass m connected ..."

7. Elementary Treatise on Natural Philosophy by Augustin Privat-Deschanel (1881)
"For explaining these we shall begin with the consideration of an ideal body called the simple pendulum. 44. simple pendulum.—This is the name given to a ..."

8. A Treatise on Gyrostatics and Rotational Motion: Theory and Applications by Andrew Gray (1918)
"Considering however the simple pendulum, we have seen that the outward force applied through the bob to the cord is negative at a turning position when for ..."

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