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The physical parameters in a simple pendulum experiment are a small-diameter bob and a string that has negligible mass, according to OpenStax College. The string should not be elastic, however. More »

Technically, a pendulum can be created with an object of any weight or shape attached to the end of a rod or string. However, a spherical object is preferred because it can be most easily assumed that the center of mass ... More »

According to Science World, a double pendulum is a system in which two pendulums are attached to each other. This simple physical arrangement shows chaotic tendencies. More »

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Technically, a pendulum can be created with an object of any weight or shape attached to the end of a rod or string. However, a spherical object is preferred because it can be most easily assumed that the center of mass ... More »

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