3A60.30 - Barton's Pendula

Barton's pendula

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PIRA Classification: 3A60.30

Description: A metal rod with an adjustable mass is attached to a Plexiglas sheet that hangs freely from pivots. Ping-pong ball pendula (of different lengths) hang from the Plexiglas. The rod is displaced so the system oscillates freely. Observe which pendula resonate.

Special Instructions: The driving frequency can be changed by changing the position of the mass.

Condition: Ok.

Setup time: 1 minute

Safety Issues: None