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Homework Help: Change in position of g

  1. Nov 19, 2007 #1


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    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

    how will the position of g incase of a simple pendulum change in the following 3 cases
    1.the bob being a hollow sphere
    2.half filled with liquid
    3. normal sphere.

    2. Relevant equations

    3. The attempt at a solution
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  3. Nov 19, 2007 #2

    Gib Z

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    What is g? Typically it is acceleration due to gravity, but that doesn't seem to suit this question..
  4. Nov 22, 2007 #3


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    in the 3 cases i.e.
    1.solid sphere
    2.hollow sphere
    3.a sphere half filled with some liquid
    where will the center of mass be situated and the spheres are assumed to be made of same material
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