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Simple harmonic oscillation

  1. Oct 9, 2008 #1


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    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

    A simple pendulum of mass m and lenghth l is suspended in a car travelling with a constant speed v around a circle of radius r.If the pendulum undergoes small oscillations about its equilibrium position, what will be the frequency of the oscillations??
    2. Relevant equations

    [tex]n=1/2\pi (\sqrt{l/g}[/tex])
    [tex]mv^2/r =mg[/tex]
    3. The attempt at a solution
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  3. Oct 9, 2008 #2
    No attempt at a solution = no advice
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