(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

A physical pendulum oscillates through small angles about the vertical with the angle, measured in radians, obeying the differential equation d^{2}θ/dt^{2}= -4πθ. What is the period of the oscillation?

2. Relevant equations

T = 2π √(L/g)

3. The attempt at a solution

I attempted to integrate twice which should give me θ. This did not work, though, because the acceleration is defined by θ.

Thanks!

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# Homework Help: Finding the period of a simple pendulum given angular acceleration

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