Inverted Pendulum

Inverted Pendulum Design, Construction and Operation An Electronics Bachelor’s Degree Student Project Purpose The purpose of this page is to document the design, construction and operation of a six-foot high by three-foot wide inverted pendulum, in such a way that you, the reader can duplicate this project using this information as your guide. This is […]

Perpetual Pendulum

Perpetual Pendulum Introduction A pendulum, once started, will always swing in less and less of an arc until it comes to rest. A ‘Perpetual Pendulum’ appears to swing forever, thus seeming to defy the laws of physics. The trick for a perpetual pendulum is to give the pendulum a little ‘push’ occasionally. This is much […]