College of Letters & Science
Department of Physics
5 Electricity and Magnetism
Eddy Currents in Pendulum
5K20.10 EDDY CURRENTS IN PENDULUM
Shaped copper plates swing between the poles of a radar magnet, which generates an eddy current braking action in the plates.
CAUTION: keep magnet at least 1/2 m away from ALL other ferromagnetic materials.