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Homework Help: Grand father clock

  1. Jul 23, 2010 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

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    i need to know is it 2[tex]\theta[/tex] or 4[tex]\theta[/tex] to make to 1 second on grandfather clock??

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  3. Jul 23, 2010 #2
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  4. Jul 23, 2010 #3
    no no, i'm not attempt to solve anything in these question, since i don't know where to ask, so, i ask here ;P,
    i just want to know mechanism on a normal grandfather clock pendulum which is normally convert one second until one complete oscillation, or only half oscillation.

    sorry, if my grammar so terrible
  5. Jul 23, 2010 #4
    No, its was well put, i didn't read it correctly.

    I http://electronics.howstuffworks.com/gadgets/clocks-watches/clock.htm/printable" [Broken] it depends on the size of the clock.
    Small Cuckoo clocks have 4 theta per second,
    Medium wall clocks 2 theta per second,
    Large Grandfather clocks 1 theta per second.

    You can hear it in their ticking actually, maybe if you youtube it you'll get a more solid answer.
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  6. Jul 23, 2010 #5
    yea, lol hear it ticking, i'll try find video at youtube.. thanksssssssss ^^
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