The Pendulum Differential Equation

PENDULUM_ODE, a MATLAB library which looks at some simple topics involving the linear and nonlinear ordinary differential equations (ODEs) that represent the behavior of a pendulum of length L under a gravitational force of strength G.


The computer code and data files described and made available on this web page are distributed under the GNU LGPL license.


PENDULUM_ODE is available in a MATLAB version.

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Last revised on 26 February 2019.