- Bayly, P.V. and Virgin, L.N., An experimental study of an impacting pendulum,
J. Sound Vib. (UK), vol. 164 no. 2
pp. 364 - 74  .
(last updated on 2007/03/23)
The authors describe the agreement obtained between simulations and experiments on the periodically forced, fully nonlinear impacting pendulum. The amplitude rotation is not restricted to small angles. A number of methods of characterizing periodic and chaotic behavior are illustrated