ERIC Number: EJ247708
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1981-May
Reference Count: 0
Practical Applications of the Compound Pendulum.
Hinrichsen, Peter F.
Physics Teacher, v19 n5 p286-92 May 1981
Examples of the application of compound pendulum theory to the practical measurement of the moments of inertia of human beings, farm tractors, and sailing boats are presented. Suggests developing laboratory experiments to measure moments of inertia of hockey sticks, golf clubs, and frisbees, among others. (Author/SK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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