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Hey guys, I'm trying to figure out the normal modes of a pendulum with two different masses. The lengths of the strings are the same and the weight of the strings are negligible.
I can easily find everything if the masses are equal but when the masses are different it kind of screws me up.
The Attempt at a Solution
Working it all out I get:
This doesn't help me get a simple solution like x(t)=A*cos(ωt+[itex]\phi[/itex]) because of the addition of the Δx((k/m1)-(k/m2))