# Homework Help: Difference between Time periods!

1. Mar 20, 2010

### XuFyaN

What is the difference between the time period of Simple Pendulum and Time period of S.H.M

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time period of Simple Pendulum depend on length while Time period of S.H.M depend on mass , what will be the other differences?

2. Mar 20, 2010

### rl.bhat

Time period of SMH does not depend on the amplitude of the oscillation and acceleration due to gravity.
Time period of pendulum is derived for the small amplitude.