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If the mass of the bob attached to the string in a pendulum is continuously decreasing and becomes zero after some time, what is the effect on the time period of the pendulum?

If the mass of the bob attached to the string in a pendulum is continuously decreasing and becomes zero after some time, what is the effect on the time period of the pendulum?

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Chetan Mandayam Nayakar
312 Points
9 years ago

T=2*pi*sqrt(l/g) is independent of mass. Therefore, there is no effect on the time period of the pendulum.

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