In this applet a pendulum is in a vertical position when put in a stopped car. When the car is accelerated, it will swing with a new equilibrium position. The user can change the acceleration and the drag coefficient (assume drag force proportional to velocity put in the opposite direction).
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Keywords:oai:nsdl.org:2200/20081005200021540T,NSDL,pendulum,Undergraduate (Lower Division),Statics of Rigid Bodies,Mathematics,Classical Mechanics,Equilibrium,acceleration,equilibrium,Informal Education,Higher Education,Oscillations & Waves,drag coefficient,Pendula,Chemistry,Physics,Center of Gravity,pendula,High School,NSDL_SetSpec_439869,Oscillations,Technology
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