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SpringPendulum

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07 Oct 2011 (Updated )

Simulation of Nonlinear Spring Pendulum

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A nonlinear Spring Pendulum is simulated. Phase plane plots for the spring motion and pendulum motion are updated accordingly. Pendulum equation is nonlinear, it is solved using ode45 of MATLAB. Mass, length, and duration of pendulum and initial values can be changed depending on the requirement.

Acknowledgements

Arrowhead and Spring() To Plot And Animate A 2 D Spring inspired this file.

Required Products MATLAB
MATLAB release MATLAB 7.10 (R2010a)
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04 Nov 2011 Siva Srinivas Kolukula

See the updated animation in the link:
https://sites.google.com/site/kolukulasivasrinivas/mechanics/spring-pendulum

01 Nov 2011 Siva Srinivas Kolukula

see the link:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=STAlZWTVf9k for animation

Updates
14 Oct 2011

Preview image added

04 Nov 2011

Added stop button to close the animation, and the animation is modified to have exact spring like behavior.

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