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Pete Beeman

       


Date:
2000

Dimensions:
6' deep, 6' wide, 16' high

Materials:
steel
concrete
lead
plastic
rubber
mechanics

Dual Pendulum
The vertical section hangs on a gimbal from the tripod. When the counterweight at the bottom is shoved, the vertical section swings back and forth. The upper section acts as a spring while the lower section acts like a pendulum. The two forces interact, causing the central section to swing and flex in different rhythms, affecting each other, eventually returning to rest in the vertical position.

Fabrication:
Pete Beeman

Engineering:

Pete Beeman

Invaluable:
Forrest (Deuth) North
The late night Stanford PD & PRL crew