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Oscillation of Water

  1. Mar 14, 2012 #1
    Hi Guys,

    In physics we are investigating the movement of a half-full water bottle accelerated by a constant force. The bottle moves in one direction, before slowing and then oscillating back and forth, similar to what was described in this thread.

    https://www.physicsforums.com/showthread.php?t=519651

    I have noticed that as you increase the amount of water, the oscillations increase, up to a point.

    How is this whole phenomena explained?

    Cheers

    Sam
     
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  3. Mar 14, 2012 #2

    Drakkith

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    The frequency of the oscillations increases as you add water?
     
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