Pendulum Sim – Small Basic Featured Program


In the September challenges

LitDev presented us with a...

 

Physics Challenge

  • Animate a physically realistic pendulum
  • Try to get its period correct for the scale length of the swing
  • See here or  many other sites on this topic

 

  

Jibba Jabba rose to the challenge:

http://smallbasic.com/program/?ZSP744-0

   

Check it out!

 

Here's the text book that Jibba Jabba used for pendulum: scroll down a bit in Ch 3:  http://natureofcode.com/book/chapter-3-oscillation/

Great resource! And what a befitting name for this book, The Nature of Code.

  

Have you seen any other Small Basic pendulum simulations? Post them in the comments!

   

Small and Basically yours,

   - Ninja Ed

Comments (4)

  1. I found a Pendulum Clock from Nonki:

    Pendulum Clock – by Nonki Takahashi

    smallbasic.com/program

  2. Jibba Jabba posted this bit about programming the pendulum…

    Here's the text book I used for pendulum: scroll down a bit in Ch 3:   natureofcode.com/…/chapter-3-oscillation

    Best resource I've seen for ages. And what befitting name for this book, The Nature of Code.

  3. Added that bit to the blog post.

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