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Simulating the wigglyness of a compass pin

by WilliamB96
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Apr28-14, 12:03 PM
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Hey guys :)
I'm working on a little bar magnet and compass simulation.
You can see my progress here:

As the title states I want to make the compasses wiggle a bit like a compass would do naturally.

What approach do you think I should take?
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Apr28-14, 01:10 PM
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Simulate it like a damped spring or pendulum with the equilibrium position being magnetic north.
Apr28-14, 01:33 PM
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Looking into that, thanks!

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