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Simple Harmonic Motion

  1. Mar 20, 2013 #1
    what is the limitation of T = 2π [itex]\sqrt{\frac{m}{k}}[/itex]
    Last edited: Mar 20, 2013
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  3. Mar 20, 2013 #2


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    Hello Hardik! :smile:

    Are you talking about a pendulum?

    A pendulum is never exactly shm, but it is very nearly so if we assume θ = sinθ.

    Since sinθ = θ - θ3/6 + …

    that means the error will be a function of θ2/6 …

    to find out what function, just plough through the proof. :wink:

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