Double Pendulum – Chaotic Movements

Now, most of the people must be familiar with the single pendulum as shown in the video below. You can predict its movement accurately using simple equations.

A single pendulum:

Now, what if i add another pendulum to the existing one? Will the movements be as predictable as the single pendulum? Or will it go “all over the place”?

Get those questions answered by viewing the video below.

A Single double pendulum

As you have seen in the video above, a double pendulum exhibits chaotic behaviors. I intend to write up a post regarding chaos theory soon. Chaotic behaviors simply means that you are unable to predict the future movement or speed of the double pendulum.

A triple double pendulum – Triple the fun

Double pendulum – Computer Simulation


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