Posted by **Meredith** on Thursday, May 3, 2012 at 8:04pm.

An 8 lb weight stretches a spring 8 feet. The weight is moving through a surrounding medium that has a damping effect equal to the instantaneous velocity of the weight. Initially the weight is displaced 4 feet below the equilibrium position with a downward velocity of 2 ft/sec. Find the maximum vertical displacement.

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