An Approximate Expression for the Large Angle Period of a Simple Pendulum

@inproceedings{Parwani2003AnAE,
  title={An Approximate Expression for the Large Angle Period of a Simple Pendulum},
  author={R Parwani},
  year={2003}
}
A heuristic but pedagogical derivation is given of an explicit formula which accurately reproduces the period of a simple pendulum even for large amplitudes. The formula is compared with others in the literature. 

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