• Support PF! Buy your school textbooks, materials and every day products Here!

Pendulum- Maximum displacement?

  • Thread starter yourmom98
  • Start date
42
0
what is the maximum displacement of a pendulum i dont know what it is. is it the distance from the central point to the end of the arm? and how do i solve it if i am given a periodic Sin function?
 

Answers and Replies

HallsofIvy
Science Advisor
Homework Helper
41,738
898
The "maximum displacement" is usually the distance, measured along the arc, from the lowest point of the pendulum to the highest. If you are given a function of the form s= A sin(ωt), then the displacement is the amplitude, A.
 

Related Threads for: Pendulum- Maximum displacement?

Replies
1
Views
296
Replies
1
Views
6K
Replies
2
Views
5K
  • Last Post
Replies
11
Views
22K
  • Last Post
Replies
1
Views
685
  • Last Post
Replies
3
Views
2K
  • Last Post
Replies
1
Views
6K
Replies
1
Views
580
Top