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6 Jun 2023 22:08:38 EDT (-0400)
  Re: Simulation in MegaPov  
From: H  Karsten
Date: 25 Aug 2011 15:40:00
Message: <web.4e56a47fbdff24b4a3bfeb720@news.povray.org>
clipka <ano### [at] anonymousorg> wrote:

> It's even possible in regular POV-Ray. It's actually a quite simple
> system - you don't need complex particle simulation for it.
> Essentially you have a pendulum here. The fact that the swinging mass
> also rotates while moving means that it will probably be slower (haven't
> checked the math yet), as the free gear's inertia with respect to the
> swinging motion is not only determined by its mass, but also by its
> moment of inertia. That aside however, the equations will be pretty much
> the same as with an ideal pendulum.

In the case, I'm gonna use PovRay instead of Megapov, I would need to code the
simulation-process on my own.
Or do you see any other option?

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