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Teaching the Nonlinear Pendulum

Physics Teacher Volume 32, Number 4, ISSN 0031-921X


Emphasizes two aspects for a calculus-based physics course: applying calculus and numerical integral methods to determine the theoretical period of a pendulum with nonlinear motion, and achieving theoretical and experimental results by using "MathCad" software and a microcomputer-based laboratory (MBL) system. (MVL)


Zheng, T.F. (1994). Teaching the Nonlinear Pendulum. Physics Teacher, 32(4), 248. Retrieved June 24, 2019 from .

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