PPRuNe Forums - View Single Post - Galileo's pendulum
View Single Post
Old 21st Feb 2015, 22:30
  #7 (permalink)  
split system breaker
 
Join Date: Sep 2006
Location: east sussex
Age: 60
Posts: 17
Sorry guys, but your pulse isn't constant, neither is a count.

Yes, a large period of swing might help, but using the tools available, I don't see how you can prove anything.

If you had a second, exactly equal length and mass, pendulum you might be getting somewhere, but it's swing length would decay at the same rate as the subject, so you still can't really say you've done anything other than saying, "well it feels about the same length of time, so it must be"
split system breaker is offline