Circular Arcs: Swinging

  • Due Sep 15, 2016 at 8:59am
  • Points 2
  • Questions 2
  • Available until Sep 15, 2016 at 8:59am
  • Time Limit None
  • Allowed Attempts Unlimited

Instructions

Watch the following video tutorial on the timing, spacing, and path of action associated with swinging motion and then take the quiz.

http://youtu.be/ZZdPZk0qk-4

[PDF of Slides]

Summary:

• Timing and spacing for swinging motion slows in and out of the apexes, similar to falling.
• Swinging motion is nearly uniform (constant spacings) through the center of the swing.
• Texture of the timing and spacing is enhanced when the swinging motion is in perspective.
• Period of a swinging pendulum varies with the length; longer the pendulum to greater the time it takes to complete each swing.
• When the swinging amplitude is large then the speed is fast but the period time is unchanged.
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Optional: Watch this video demonstrating a bowling ball pendulum:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=09x_UZ-BtF8

 

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