3A15.10-Physical Pendulum

3a1510physics pendulum

Video: Watch this demo 

Instructor’s video

Description: This is a Physical Pendulum that can be set at different positions.


  • Physical pendulum stand
  • Metal physical pendulum with holes
  • C-clamp

Setup Procedure:

  1. Attach the metal rod to the pendulum stand and clamp it to the table using a C-clamp. It must be clamped, as it will fall over otherwise.
  2. Make sure the rubber stopper is placed on the metal pin for safety.

Demonstration Procedure:

  1. You can start off with the pendulum mounted at any of the holes.
  2. To change the position, take off the rubber stopper and change the metal rod to another hole. Place the rubber stopper back on for safety.