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ERIC Number: EJ187374
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1978
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Precessional Periods of Long and Short Foucault Pendulums
Soga, Michitoshi
American Journal of Physics, 46, 7, 725-6, Jul 78
Derives the precessional period of a Foucault pendulum without using small oscillation amplitudes. Shows that if the path of the pendulum passes through the origin, the periods for differing amplitudes are essentially the same. (GA)
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Audience: Practitioners
Language: English
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