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A Simple Pendulum is a Point Mass Suspended by a Light Thread from a Fixed Point. the Particle is Displaced Towards One Side and Then Released. It Makes Small Oscillations. - Physics

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A simple pendulum is a point mass suspended by a light thread from a fixed point. The particle is displaced towards one side and then released. It makes small oscillations. Is the motion of such a simple pendulum a pure rotation? If yes, where is the axis of rotation?

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Yes, it is an example of pure rotation.
The axis of rotation passes through the pivot of the pendulum, perpendicular to the plane containing the pendulum.

Concept: Comparison of Linear and Rotational Motions
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HC Verma Class 11, 12 Concepts of Physics 1
Chapter 10 Rotational Mechanics
Short Answers | Q 2 | Page 192
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