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TitleOn the dynamic method of measuring the gravitational constant
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2000
AuthorsBubanja, V.
JournalJournal of the Physical Society of Japan
Pagination1642 - 1644
Date Published2000
ISSN00319015 (ISSN)
AbstractThe time-of-swing experiment for measuring the gravitational constant is considered. The expression for the gravitational attraction of the cylinder is derived. The cases of no damping, viscous damping and a general damping are studied. Modeling the environment as a bath of non-interacting modes the equation of motion of the pendulum is derived in terms of the experimentally obtainable spectral function.

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