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Computing the gravitational acceleration withing the World Pendulum Alliance: an application of the remote laboratory methodology implemented by UNAD

  title={Computing the gravitational acceleration withing the World Pendulum Alliance: an application of the remote laboratory methodology implemented by UNAD},
  author={Freddy Torres-Payoma and Diana Herrera and Karla Triana and Laura Neira-Quintero and Jorge David Casta{\~n}o-Yepes},
In this paper, we calculate the gravitational acceleration by using simple pendulums within the designated World Pendulum Alliance: a network constituted by fourteen institutions in eight countries, each provided by a pendulum that can be accessed remotely via the Internet. As a pedagogical option for remote laboratory experiences, we show how to access them and measure the pendulum’s period for N oscillations. We discuss the role of the repetitions and samples to minimize the experimental… 


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