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B What are the uses of a bifilar pendulum?

  1. Mar 23, 2016 #1
    how is a bifilar pendulum useful in everyday life and why do we study about it?
     
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  3. Mar 23, 2016 #2
    some scientific uses;

    1. BIFILAR PENDULUM TECHNIQUE FOR DETERMINING MASS PROPERTIES OF DISCOS PACKAGES in satellite manouverings.

    2. The bifilar pendulum can be used to experimentally measure the mass moment of inertia of a test object.
    A typical application is to measure mass moment of inertia of aircraft, especially small unmanned air vehicles (UAV).
     
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