3A80.10 - Sand Pendulum
The Sand pendulum is a compound pendulum with two different support points and two different lengths which allow the pendulum to swing in two different planes thus giving Lissajous figures.
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- Bruce Yeany, "Sand Pendulum", Popular Mechanics, April 2018, p. 104-105.
- Sn-1, 2: Freier and Anderson, A Demonstration Handbook For Physics.
- M-926: "Blackburn's Pendulum", DICK and RAE Physics Demo Notebook.
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- Janice VanCleave, "Curves", 200 Gooey, Slippery, Slimy, Weird, & Fun Experiments, p. 6.
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