Lecture 7: Pendulum clocks, Lagrangian Dynamics, and the Hamiltonian

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Summary of pendulum period estimation
Steps towards pendulum period quantification Another Q
Steps towards pendulum period quantification
Steps towards pendulum period quantification
Implications of clock inaccuracy
clock accuracy requirements
effects on pendulum clocks
Harrison's H1 height 63cm from `The Quest for Longitude' (c) Harvard College Press
Harrison with a watch like H4 from `The Quest for Longitude' (c) Harvard College Press
Harrison's H4 diameter 13.3cm from `The Quest for Longitude' (c) Harvard College Press
Question about tick-tock in a pendulum clock
tick-tock discussion
tick-tock discussion continued
Question about driven bead
driven sliding rotating bead
solution
Why Lagrangians are nice
The Hamiltonian
Example 1
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