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Homework Help: Simple harmonicmotion

  1. Aug 14, 2005 #1
    what is the relation between the energy &time period of a pendulam while not considering the small angle approximation,the given potential v(x)=Asinx
  2. jcsd
  3. Aug 14, 2005 #2
    this is a pretty straightforward question. u just hav to turn more mathematical cranks. u will find this worked out probably in Kleppner or in Purcell.
    U get some sort of elliptic functions ( most probably)
  4. Aug 18, 2005 #3
    sorry i mentoined the book wrong it should be Berkeley mechanics( Kittel) not purcell/ it was a slip of mind and i apologise
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