A simple pendulum is one which can be considered to be a point mass suspended from a string or rod of negligible mass. It is a resonant system with a single resonant frequency. For small amplitudes, the period of such a pendulum can be approximated by:. Note that the angular amplitude does not appear in the expression for the period. This expression for period is reasonably accurate for angles of a few degrees, but the treatment of the large amplitude pendulum is much more complex.
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A pendulum is a weight suspended from a pivot so that it can swing freely. When released, the restoring force acting on the pendulum's mass causes it to oscillate about the equilibrium position, swinging back and forth. The time for one complete cycle, a left swing and a right swing, is called the period. The period depends on the length of the pendulum and also to a slight degree on the amplitude , the width of the pendulum's swing. From the first scientific investigations of the pendulum around by Galileo Galilei , the regular motion of pendulums was used for timekeeping, and was the world's most accurate timekeeping technology until the s.
Pendulum are an Australian drum and bass band founded in The group is notable for its distinctive sound, mixing electronic music with hard rock and covering a wide range of genres. The debut studio album, Hold Your Colour , was released in to positive critical reception. While Hold Your Colour was mostly of the drum and bass genre, the succeeding albums In Silico and Immersion saw experimentation of other genres such as industrial rock and electronic rock. In August , Swire announced that a new album may be released in ,  although Swire and McGrillen later confessed on their Reddit AMA that they had become disillusioned with Pendulum and have no interest at present in producing any new material. Before Pendulum, Rob Swire and Gareth McGrillen were in multiple rock and metal music bands before Swire influenced McGrillen into producing electronic music on their computers. Harding had been the drummer in a punk band since the mid s. Both their bands had played together at the same shows, but they did not meet until a drum and bass night in
Pendulum , body suspended from a fixed point so that it can swing back and forth under the influence of gravity. Pendulums are used to regulate the movement of clocks because the interval of time for each complete oscillation, called the period , is constant. The Italian scientist Galileo first noted c. The Dutch mathematician and scientist Christiaan Huygens invented a clock controlled by the motion of a pendulum in