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Final report for PHYS1110. Phenomenon investigated - the pendulum motion of swings

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Pendulums Physics Time Oscillation Measurement Mass Conservation of energy Clock Ballistic pendulum Kater's pendulum Alan Lightman Matthew Francis
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Pendulums Physics Time Oscillation Measurement Mass Conservation of energy Clock Ballistic pendulum Kater's pendulum Alan Lightman Matthew Francis
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In today’s era, the basic swing (found in a playground) is made of a seat, hanging from a bar by chains or some form of rope. Swings date back as far as Ancient Greece, with many vase paintings and art pieces depicting images of (mostly) women and children swinging. Materials used to craft swings were divers, from tires to natural vines. Early US families created swings from woven ropes and wooden sticks (Martha, 2013). The form of a swing can be broken down to a simple pendulum. The pendulum is a significant concept in physics. It’s evident in many situation (other than swings), such as grandfather clocks and bells (Hoyng, 2014). As a scientific theory, it’s been strongly investigated over centuries by the likes of Galileo, Newt...
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