Journal of the Australian Mathematical Society

Research Article

The Lengthening Pendulum

A. Wernera1 and C. J. Eliezera2

a1 Melbourne, Australia

a2 Monash University Melbourne, Australia


Some recent papers have revived interest in some questions concerning the motion of a simple pendulum which is oscillating with small angular amplitude under gravity, when the length of the pendulum changes with time in some prescribed manner.

(Received May 31 1967)

(Revised November 28 1967)