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Pendulums—And the Beat Goes On

by: Arthur Eisenkraft and Shu-Yee Chen Freake

In this activity, students build a pendulum that acts as a metronome to keep pace with the beat of a song. This selection highlights the physics concepts of period, frequency, and simple harmonic motion, as well as the core engineering concepts of design and analysis. It includes the Table of Contents, Preface, Summary of Contents by Chapter, About the Editors, Contributors, and Index.


Type Book ChapterPub Date 1/1/2018Pages 40Stock # PB432X_8A

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