tautochrone


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tautochrone

(ˈtɔːtəˌkrəʊn)
n
a curve upon which a moving object will reach a certain point at the same time through gravity from whichever point it starts
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It is notable that Abel was the first one to use fractional calculus for [alpha] = 1/2 and solved the famous tautochrone problem [20, 21].
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Abel was led to his equation by a problem of mechanics, the tautochrone problem [16].
The first application of fractional derivatives was given by Abel who applied fractional calculus in the solution of an integral equation that arises in the formulation of the tautochrone problem.
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We test the tautochrone property of a cycloidal pendulum.