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Last Updated: 7/27/18

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This module gathers information about the pendulum using a laser and photoresistor. It calculates the period, amplitude, and velocity of the pendulum. This can be used to demonstrate transfer of potential energy to kinetic energy and verify the acceleration of gravity.

The presentation material and the code can be downloaded at Pendulum.

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