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Homework Help: Swinging Motion of Pendelum

  1. Nov 14, 2009 #1
    Describe the swinging motion of the pendelum in terms of kinetic and potential energy????????????????????????????
  2. jcsd
  3. Nov 14, 2009 #2
    Think about the velocity of the mass at the bottom of the string creating the pendelum. When is it 0? When is it at a maximum?

    Also, think of the pendelum at equilibrium position and call this your reference height. What would the potential energy be at this position?
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