A pedagogical derivation of the Huygens cycloidal pendulum, suitable for undergraduates, is here presented. Our derivation rests only on simple algebraic and geometrical tricks, without the need of Calculus.

Borghi, R. (2022). Huygens' cycloidal pendulum: An elementary derivation. EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF PHYSICS, 43(5), 055001 [10.1088/1361-6404/ac79df].

Huygens' cycloidal pendulum: An elementary derivation

Borghi R.
2022

Abstract

A pedagogical derivation of the Huygens cycloidal pendulum, suitable for undergraduates, is here presented. Our derivation rests only on simple algebraic and geometrical tricks, without the need of Calculus.
Borghi, R. (2022). Huygens' cycloidal pendulum: An elementary derivation. EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF PHYSICS, 43(5), 055001 [10.1088/1361-6404/ac79df].
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