1M40.15 - Stopped Pendulum
The pendulum should be set with a variable right angle clamp holding the stop rod. Practice will be needed so that the stop rod can be turned into place at the proper time of the pendulum motion.
- Bob Froehlich, "Revisiting the Interrupted Pendulum with Large Data Sets", TPT, Vol. 57, #2, Feb. 2019, p. 122.
- Bradley E. Miller, "Period of an Interrupted Pendulum", TPT, Vol. 40, #8, Nov 2002, p. 476.
- Herbert T. Wood, "The Interrupted Pendulum", TPT, Vol. 32, #7, Oct. 1994, p. 422.
- J. P. Adams, "Incomplete Pendulum Interruption", TPT, Vol. 32, #9, Dec. 1994, p. 516.
- John C. Pratt, "A Circular and Projectile Motion Puzzle", TPT, Vol. 32, #5, May 1994, p. 287.
- "Solution to Puzzle on Page 287", TPT, Vol. 32, #5, May 1994, p. 303.
- Salvador Gil, Daniel E. Di Gregorio, "Nonisochronism in the Interrupted Pendulum", AJP, Vol. 71, #11, Nov. 2003, p. 1115.
- Mr-3, Freier and Anderson, A Demonstration Handbook For Physics Pendulums.
- M-414, "Bowl Ball & Galileo's Pendulum", DICK and RAE Physics Demo Notebook.
- M-132: Richard Manliffe Sutton, Demonstration Experiments in Physics.
- Borislaw Bilash II and David Maiullo, "Stop That Pendulum!", A Demo a Day: A Year of Physics Demonstrations, p. 94.
- Robert L. Wild, "Interrupted Pendulum", Low-Cost Physics Demonstrations, #45, p. 30.
- Robert Ehrlich, "The Interrupted Pendulum", Why Toast Lands Jelly-Side Down, p. 96.
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