Vibration, Wave and Sound

Coupled Masses Oscillation

Problem by zainul abidin
30 Nov 1999 00:00 WIB
Two point-like masses are connected with each other via a massless rod with length $2R$. They are placed in the inside of a hemispherical bowl with radius $2R$. Determine the oscillation period around the equilibrium position if the rod remains horizontal.