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    INTRODUCTION

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    Figure 4: Plotting E-1 versus time step for the unperturbed pendulum. The initial conditions are q0 = π/2, p0 = 0, and we have calculated 600 time steps each of size .02. If the calculation conserved energy perfectly, E would be exactly one.

    a. Third-order Runge-Kutta.

    b. Fourth-order Runge-Kutta.

    c. Symplectic algorithm (fourth-order accurate).


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