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Mar2013, 05:34 AM

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what is the limitation of T = 2π [itex]\sqrt{\frac{m}{k}}[/itex]



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Mar2013, 05:29 PM

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Hello Hardik!
Are you talking about a pendulum? A pendulum is never exactly shm, but it is very nearly so if we assume θ = sinθ. Since sinθ = θ  θ^{3}/6 + … that means the error will be a function of θ^{2}/6 … to find out what function, just plough through the proof. 


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