Here is a physical model of a double harmonic oscillator.    The Talk Outline EGG N FACE Outline

As I set one object in motion the other object starts moving.

double harmonic oscillator

Some energy of one is transferred through the linking bar to the other object.

Then the first object stopped and the second is moving!

Amazing - all of the energy of this object is now in the motion of the other.

So we have an elementary picture of how jugglers manage to juggle.

"Out Juggling In My Class" by William V. Thayer

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Physical model of a double harmonic oscillator

JUG:011A Egg N Face

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