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When is a Pendulum in Simple Harmonic Motion?

Demonstrating when a pendulum is in simple harmonic motion. Want Lecture Notes? This is an AP Physics 1 topic.

Content Times:
0:09 Reviewing simple harmonic motion
0:24 Showing a pendulum in simple harmonic motion
1:47 Velocities in simple harmonic motion
2:15 Accelerations in simple harmonic motion
2:57 A pendulum’s restoring force
5:07 A maximum of 15°

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