The period of oscillation of a simple pendulum of length L suspended from the roof of a rocket accelerating upwards with a constant acceleration (g) is given by? A.Infinite B.0 C.#2π√l/(2g)# D.#2π √l/(g)#

1 Answer
May 8, 2017

Acceleration and gravity are the same thing. Specifically, here, both will cause the inertia of the pendulum mass to be "pulled" downward toward the earth.

So take the usual formula but here double the value for #g# to get option C).

It will oscillate faster