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Homework Help: About Uniform Circular Motion

  1. Dec 3, 2005 #1
    Guys what do you mean about a conical pendulum? And how to solve it?
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  3. Dec 3, 2005 #2


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    A conical pendulum consists of a pendulum bob suspended by a string and set into motion such that the path of the bob is a circle in a horizontal plane. The term "conical" is used because the string traces a conical surface during one revolution.

    As for solving it, I wouldn't dream of depriving you of the joy that comes with at least attempting to solve it on your own now that you know what a conical pendulum is! :)
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