Tuesday

June 28, 2016
Number of results: 101,533

**Physics**

A particle executes simple harmonic motion with an amplitude of 9.00 cm. At what positions does its speed equal two thirds of its maximum speed?
*January 4, 2010 by Zoe*

**Physics**

A particle executes simple harmonic motion with an amplitude of 9.00 cm. At what positions does its speed equal two thirds of its maximum speed? I got: v2 +ω^2x^2 =ω^2A^2 vmax =ω A and v = ωA/2?
*January 4, 2010 by Zoe*

**Physics (Oscillation)**

If a particle moves in simple harmonic motion with a frequency of 3.00 Hz and an amplitude of 5.00 cm through what total distance does the particle move during one cycle of its motion, what is its maximum speed, where does this maximum speed occur and what and where does the ...
*September 8, 2010 by James*

**Physics: Simple Harmonic Motion**

A 10kg particle undergoes simple harmonic motion with an amplitude of 2.0mm, a maximum acceleration of 8.0x10^3 m/s^2, and an unknown phase constant (phi) What are: a.) the period of the motion b.) the maximum speed of the particle c.) total mechanical energy of the oscillator...
*December 1, 2010 by Greg*

**Physics**

A 10kg particle undergoes simple harmonic motion with an amplitude of 2.0mm, a maximum acceleration of 8.0x10^3 m/s^2, and an unknown phase constant (phi) What are: a.) the period of the motion b.) the maximum speed of the particle c.) total mechanical energy of the oscillator...
*November 30, 2010 by Greg*

**physics**

A 10 g particle undergoes Simple Harmonic Motion with an amplitude of 2.0 mm, a maximum acceleration of magnitude 8.0 X 10^3 m/s^2, and an unknown phase constant, theta. What are a.) the period of the motion, b.) the maximum speed of the particle, and c.) the total mechanical ...
*November 30, 2010 by Scott*

**physics**

Q 2) A particle executes simple harmonic motion with an amplitude of 10 cm. At what distance from the mean position are the kinetic and potential energies equal ?
*November 20, 2010 by Pronab*

**Physics**

A 10kg particle undergoes simple harmonic motion with an amplitude of 2.0mm, a maximum acceleration of 8.0x10^3 m/s^2, and an unknown phase constant (phi) What are: a.) the period of the motion b.) the maximum speed of the particle c.) total mechanical energy of the oscillator...
*November 30, 2010 by Greg*

**Physics**

A particle executes simple harmonic motion such that at t = 0 it is at the amplitude of oscillation A = 22.5 cm. The period of the oscillation is 0.25 s. When is the first time this particle will be at x = -1/2 the amplitude, moving away from equilibrium?
*May 12, 2016 by Anonymous*

**simple harmonic motion**

A 50-g mass is attached to a spring and undergoes simple harmonic motion. Its maximum acceleration is 15m/s2 and its maximum speed is 3.5m/s . Determine the angular frequency. Determine the spring constant. Determine the amplitude of the motion.
*December 4, 2014 by little wayne*

**conceptual physics problem**

A particle is oscillating in simple harmonic motion. The time required for the particle to travel through one complete cycle is equal to the period of the motion, no matter what the amplitude is. But how can this be, since larger amplitudes mean that the particle travels farther?
*November 11, 2008 by Miss.Seena*

**physics**

A particle executes simple harmonic motion with an amplitude of 10 cm and time period 6 s. At t=0 it is at position x=5 cm going towards positive x direction . Write the equation for the displacement x at time t. Find the magnitude of the acceleration of the particle at t=4s.
*November 18, 2010 by Pronab*

**PHYSICS HELP Harmonic Motion**

A 32.0 kg block at rest on a horizontal frictionless table is connected to the wall via a spring with a spring constant k= 32.0 N/m. A 2.00E-2 kg bullet travelling with a speed of 5.500E+2 m/s embeds itself in the block. What is the amplitude of the resulting simple harmonic ...
*May 9, 2016 by Sam*

**phyics**

An object in simple harmonic motion has an amplitude of 0.202 m and an oscillation period of 0.620 s. Determine the maximum speed of the motion
*November 12, 2013 by Joey*

**Phyics**

An object in simple harmonic motion has an amplitude of 0.202 m and an oscillation period of 0.620 s. Determine the maximum speed of the motion.
*November 16, 2013 by Corey*

**physics**

A particle with a mass of 3.00 10-20 kg is oscillating with simple harmonic motion with a period of 7.00 10-5 s and a maximum speed of 4.50 103 m/s. (a) Calculate the angular frequency of the particle. rad/s (b) Calculate the maximum displacement of the particle. m
*November 19, 2012 by Pipsy*

**simple harmonic motion**

A 50-g mass is attached to a spring and undergoes simple harmonic motion. Its maximum acceleration is 15m/s2 and its maximum speed is 3.5m/s .
*December 4, 2014 by little wayne*

**College Physics**

Answer the following questions for a mass that is hanging on a spring and oscillating up and down with simple harmonic motion. Note: the oscillation is small enough that the spring stays stretched beyond its rest length the entire time. Options for each question are (Top, ...
*February 19, 2012 by Jerry*

**Physics**

Directly below on the floor is a stationary 428-Hz source of sound. The microphone vibrates up and down in simple harmonic motion with a period of 2.3 s. The difference between the maximum and minimum sound frequencies detected by the microphone is 2.2 Hz. Ignoring any ...
*January 29, 2012 by Claire*

**Physics**

The position of a body moving in simple harmonic motion is given by m t x ï£· ï£¸ ï£¶ ï£¬ ï£ ï£« + = 4 9 cos 3 Ï€ . For this motion, what are the (a) amplitude, period, phase constant, frequency, and angular frequency? Determine the bodyâ€™s (b) maximum speed and maximum ...
*December 18, 2011 by Dia*

**Physics**

A small mass attached to a spring oscillates with simple harmonic motion with amplitude of 70mm,taking 13 seconds to make 40 complete oscillations.Calculate the following showing steps; a.Its angular ferquency b.Its maximum speed c.Its maximum acceleration d.Its speed when ...
*April 5, 2012 by Nkamo*

**Physics**

A particle executes SHM such that at a given time it is at x= +1/4 the amplitude, moving away from equilibrium, and 0.7 seconds later the particle has -1/6 the maximum speed moving away from equilibrium. Find the period of the motion.
*May 10, 2016 by Anonymous*

**Physics**

A particle executes SHM such that at a given time it is at x= +1/4 the amplitude, moving away from equilibrium, and 0.7 seconds later the particle has -1/6 the maximum speed moving away from equilibrium. Find the period of the motion.
*May 10, 2016 by Anonymous*

**chem**

How to determine maximum amplitude of oscillation of a system, using the question below? A large block P executes horizontal simple harmonic motion as it slides across a frictionless surface with a frequency f=1.50Hz. Block B rest on it and the coefficient of the static ...
*March 31, 2011 by memey*

**phyics**

A 0.20-kg object is attached to the end of an ideal horizontal spring that has a spring constant of 120 N/m. The simple harmonic motion that occurs has a maximum speed of 1.1 m/s. Determine the amplitude A of the motion.
*November 12, 2013 by Joey*

**physics**

A 0.20-kg object is attached to the end of an ideal horizontal spring that has a spring constant of 120 N/m. The simple harmonic motion that occurs has a maximum speed of 2.0 m/s. Determine the amplitude A of the motion.
*January 25, 2014 by Kate*

**Physics**

An object with mass 3.0 kg is executing simple harmonic motion, attached to a spring with spring constant k =210 N/m. When the object is 0.23 m from its equilibrium position, it is moving with a speed of 0.72 m/s. (a) Calculate the amplitude of the motion. m (b) Calculate the ...
*June 12, 2014 by Garrett*

**Physics HELP!**

A 50-g mass is attached to a spring and undergoes simple harmonic motion. Its maximum acceleration is 15m/s2 and its maximum speed is 3.5m/s . Determine the angular frequency. Determine the spring constant. Determine the amplitude of the motion. how do I find these things?
*December 9, 2014 by Jane*

**physics**

A 5.7 kg block attached to a spring executes simple harmonic motion on a frictionless horizontal surface. At time t = 0 s, the block has a displacement of -0.70 m, a velocity of -0.80 m/s, and an acceleration of +2.7 m/s2. The amplitude of the motion is closest to:
*December 6, 2012 by quaviz*

**Physics**

The pistons in an internal combustion engine undergo a motion that is approximately simple harmonic. If the amplitude of motion is 3.8cm , and the engine runs at 1500rpm , find the maximum acceleration of the pistons. Find their maximum speed.
*December 1, 2010 by Phy help!*

**PHYSICS**

An object is attached to an ideal spring. It undergoes a simple harmonic motion with a total energy of E = 2.2 J. The amplitude of the motion is 0.7 m and the maximum speed of the object is 0.5 m/s. Find the spring constant.
*April 7, 2011 by Unknown*

**Physics**

A 200-g block is attached to a horizontal spring and executes simple harmonic motion with a period of 0.250 s. If the total energy of the system is 2.00 J, find (a) The force constant of the spring and (b) The amplitude of the motion.
*February 17, 2011 by Ray*

**physics**

A simple harmonic oscillator executes motion whose amplitude is .20 m and it completes 60 oscillations in 2 minutes Calculate its time period and angular frequency
*February 18, 2015 by Anonymous*

**physics**

A simple harmonic oscillator has spring constant = 8.8N/m , amplitude = 11cm , and maximum speed 4.6m/s . what is the speed when x=6cm?
*October 18, 2011 by Aleena*

**physics**

A simple harmonic oscillator has spring constant = 8.8N/m , amplitude = 11cm , and maximum speed 4.6 m/s. what is the speed at x=6cm?
*October 20, 2011 by Alan*

**physics**

A mass attached to a spring executes simple harmonic motion in a horizontal plane with an amplitude of 1.07 m. At a point 0.4815 m away from the equilibrium, the mass has speed 3.87 m/s. What is the period of oscillation of the mass? Consider equations for x(t) and v(t) and ...
*April 19, 2010 by eric*

**physics**

A particle that undergoes simple harmonic motion has a period of 0.4 s and an amplitude of 12 mm. The maximam velocity of the particle is?
*February 16, 2012 by Abdela*

**maths urgent please**

Hi, a particle is moving in simple harmonic motion such that a = -4x. ( x in metres, t in seconds) Find the maximum speed at which the particle is travelling. Velocity = 6cos2t. My teacher said to put t = 0 and sub it into velocity equation above, but I don't know why? Thanks!
*July 18, 2012 by Michelle*

**PHYSICS**

A 0.181 kg mass is attached to a spring and executes simple harmonic motion with a pe-riod of 0.21 s. The total energy of the system is 1.2 J. Find the force constant of the spring. b) Find the amplitude of the motion.
*November 20, 2010 by JACK*

**Physics**

In an electric shaver, the blade moves back and forth over a distance of 2.2 mm in simple harmonic motion, with frequency 116 Hz. Find (a) the amplitude (in mm), (b) the maximum blade speed, and (c) the magnitude of the maximum blade acceleration. I got that (a) is 1.1 mm, but...
*December 5, 2011 by Lisa*

**physics**

A person bounces up and down on a trampoline, while always staying in contact with it. The motion is simple harmonic motion, and it takes 2.82 s to complete one cycle. The height of each bounce above the equilibrium position is 40.8 cm. Determine (a) the amplitude and (b) the ...
*February 2, 2009 by Sarah*

**trig**

8. Write the equation for simple harmonic motion given that the amplitude is 5 centimeters and the frequency is 2/ ð cycles per second. Assume that the maximum displacement occurs when t = 0. a. y = 5sin4t b. y = 5cos2t c. y = 5cos4t d. y = 5sin2t 9. Write the equation for ...
*August 6, 2010 by Claire*

**physics**

In an electric shaver, the blade moves back and forth over a distance of 2.0 mm. The motion is simple harmonic, with frequency 118 Hz. (a) Find the amplitude. mm (b) Find the maximum blade speed. m/s (c) Find the magnitude of the maximum blade acceleration. m/s2
*December 8, 2008 by johnny*

**physics**

In an electric shaver, the blade moves back and forth over a distance of 2.0 mm. The motion is simple harmonic, with frequency 118 Hz. (a) Find the amplitude. mm (b) Find the maximum blade speed. m/s (c) Find the magnitude of the maximum blade acceleration. m/s2
*December 11, 2008 by johnny*

**physics**

A 215 g mass is attached to a spring and executes simple harmonic motion with a period of 0.250 s. If the total energy of the system is 2.30 J. (a) Find the force constant of the spring. 135.81 N/m (b) Find the amplitude of the motion. i just need help with what equation i ...
*January 12, 2011 by julie*

**Physics Please Help**

A spider sits on its web, undergoing simple harmonic motion with amplitude A.What fraction of each cycle does the spider spend at positions with x>0.75A? Hint: Use the analog of uniform circular motion.
*October 21, 2010 by Nikki *

**Physics Please Help**

A spider sits on its web, undergoing simple harmonic motion with amplitude A.What fraction of each cycle does the spider spend at positions with x>0.75A? Hint: Use the analog of uniform circular motion.
*October 21, 2010 by Nikki *

**physics**

A simple harmonic oscillator executes motion whose amplitude is 0.20 m and it completes 60 oscillations in 2 minutes. i) Calculate its time period and angular frequency. ii) If the initial phase is 45°, write expressions for instantaneous displacement, velocity and acceleration
*March 29, 2015 by meenu*

**physics**

An object with mass 3.0 kg is attached to a spring with spring stiffness constant k = 300 N/m and is executing simple harmonic motion. When the object is 0.020 m from its equilibrium position, it is moving with a speed of 0.55 m/s. (a) Calculate the amplitude of the motion. m...
*March 7, 2012 by Nicole*

**Physics**

My question had 2 parts: a) A 2.0 kg object oscillates with simple harmonic motion on a spring of force constant 580.0 N/m. The maximum speed is 1.0 m/s. What is the total energy of the object and the spring? Answer: 1.0 J b) What is the maximum amplitude of the oscillation? ...
*April 30, 2008 by Lindsay*

**Physics**

A 500 g block on a frictionless surface is attached to a rather limp spring of constant k = 8.7 N/m. A second block rests on the first, and the whole system executes simple harmonic motion with a period of 3.1 s. When the amplitude of the motion is increased to 60 cm, the ...
*November 11, 2012 by Mike*

**physics **

A particle vibrates in Simple Harmonic Motion with amplitude. What will be its displacement in one time-period if you attach a mass to the spring from its initial equilibrium position, it vibrates forever in simple harmonic motion. Why doesn't it come to rest after stretching ...
*February 26, 2011 by calous --- HELP PLEASEE!!!*

**Physics**

A block is executing simple harmonic motion on a frictionless surface with an amplitude of .100m. At a point 0.060m away from equilibrium point the speed of the block is 0.320m/s. What is the period? What is the displacement when the speed is 0.20m/s?
*June 29, 2011 by Jocelyn *

**physics concept**

1.How many vibrations per second are represented in a radio wave of 101.7 MHz 2.The speed of a wave on a string depends on: a.the material properties of the string b. the amplitude of the wave c.both 3.The time interval for one repetition of the cycle in simple harmonic motion...
*April 6, 2008 by Chris Adison*

**physics**

1.Give examples of a one-dimensional motion where (a) the particle moving along positive x-direction comes to rest periodically and moves forward. (b) the particle moving along positive x-direction comes to rest periodically and moves backward. 2.Give example of a motion where...
*October 14, 2012 by help me out it's urgent*

**physics **

Which of the following statements is not true about a particle executing Simple Harmonic Motion? Choose one answer. a. Its velocity is maximum at the equilibrium position. b. Its acceleration depends only upon its displacement at that instant. c. Its velocity is zero at the ...
*February 26, 2011 by calous --- HELP PLEASEE!!!*

**Physics STUCK!**

A point on the A string of a guitar oscillates in approximately simple harmonic motion with a frequency of 113 Hz and an amplitude of 1.04 mm. Find the maximum speed and acceleration of this point. SOLVE FOR: vmax = amax Can you please provide me with the equation as well as ...
*January 24, 2013 by High School STUDENT*

**physics**

The length of a simple pendulum is 0.79m and the mass of the particle at the end of the cable is 0.24 kg. The pendulum is pulled away from its equilibrium position by an angle of 8.5 degrees and released from rest. Assume that friction can be neglected and that the resulting ...
*December 12, 2010 by David*

**physics help!**

Objects of equal mass are oscillating up and down in simple harmonic motion on two different vertical springs. The spring constant of spring 1 is 155 N/m. The motion of the object on spring 1 has twice the amplitude as the motion of the object on spring 2. The magnitude of the...
*November 19, 2011 by meagan*

**phyics**

Objects of equal mass are oscillating up and down in simple harmonic motion on two different vertical springs. The spring constant of spring 1 is 175 N/m. The motion of the object on spring 1 has twice the amplitude as the motion of the object on spring 2. The magnitude of the...
*November 12, 2013 by MATT*

**Physics**

An object with mass 3.7 is attached to a spring with spring stiffness constant 270 and is executing simple harmonic motion. When the object is 2.5×10−2 from its equilibrium position, it is moving with a speed of 0.45 . what is the amplitude of the motion?
*August 30, 2012 by Lori*

**Physics**

An object with mass 5.0 kg is attached to a spring with spring stiffness constant 192 N/m and is executing simple harmonic motion. When the object is 0.35 m from its equilibrium position, it is moving with a speed of 0.02 m/s. Calculate the amplitude of the motion.
*March 5, 2013 by Anonymous*

**Physics**

An object with mass 5.0 kg is attached to a spring with spring stiffness constant 192 N/m and is executing simple harmonic motion. When the object is 0.35 m from its equilibrium position, it is moving with a speed of 0.02 m/s. Calculate the amplitude of the motion.
*March 6, 2013 by Anonymous*

**Physics**

A body of mass 10g oscillates with Simple Harmonic Motion of amplitude 4cm and time period 0.50s. Calculate: a) The maximum acceleration. b) The maximum kinetic energy.
*March 13, 2016 by Alex*

**Phisics**

An object with mass 2.0kg is attached to a spring with spring stiffness constant 240N/m and is executing simple harmonic motion. When the object is 2.2Ã—10âˆ’2m from its equilibrium position, it is moving with a speed of 0.65m/s . Calculate the amplitude of the motion.
*November 27, 2013 by Dani*

**Physics**

A block rides on a piston that is moving vertically with simple harmonic motion. (a) If the SHM has period 3.1 s, at what amplitude of motion will the block and piston separate? (b) If the piston has an amplitude of 9.6 cm, what is the maximum frequency for which the block and...
*February 22, 2011 by Jake*

**Physics**

A 300g particle oscillating in SHM travels 11cm between the two extreme points in its motion with an average speed of 65 cm/s. a) Find the angular frequency b)The maximum force on the particle c)The maximum speed
*January 31, 2016 by sarah*

**phy 231**

Tall buildings are flexible and undergo simple harmonic motion (SMH) when excited by wind. Suppose the top floor of a skyscraper is in SMH, swaying back and forth with a frequency of 0.181 Hz and an amplitude of 1.5 m. a.What is the maximum speed experienced by top floor ...
*March 8, 2016 by Andrea*

**calculus**

If an equation of motion of a particle is given by s(t)= Acos(ùt + ä), the particle is said to undergo simple harmonic motion. Find the velocity of the particle at time t. When is the velocity 0?
*September 27, 2011 by Belinda*

**physics **

Which of the following statements is true about a mass, which is attached to a spring and moves with simple harmonic motion on a frictionless horizontal surface? Choose one answer. a. The kinetic energy of the mass is maximum at the end positions. b. The kinetic energy of the ...
*April 30, 2011 by ashley --- HELP PLEASEE!!!*

**Physics(Simple Harmonic motion and Elasticity)**

A copper rod (length = 2.0 m, radius = 3.0 * 10^-3 m) hangs down from the ceiling. A 9.0-kg object is attached to the lower end of the rod. The rod acts as a “spring,” and the object oscillates vertically with a small amplitude. Ignoring the rod’s mass, find the frequency f...
*April 8, 2013 by Elapid*

**physics**

A block of unknown mass is attached to a spring with a spring constant of 6.00 N/m and undergoes simple harmonic motion with an amplitude of 12.0 cm. When the block is halfway between its equilibrium position and the end point, its speed is measured to be 33.0 cm/s a)Calculate...
*April 27, 2009 by Jessi*

**physics**

A block is attached to a horizontal spring and set in simple harmonic motion, as shown in the figure. At what point in the motion is the speed of the block at its maximum? The position of the block when the spring is relaxed is marked by x = 0, and the extremes of the block\'s...
*April 11, 2014 by Paige*

**Harmonic Motion**

we know that a particle in Harmonic Motion is moving at v1 @ position x1 and v2 @ position x2. What is A (Amplitude) and w (omega) ?
*October 7, 2015 by Jay*

**physics**

A small ball is set in horizontal motion by rolling it with a speed of 3.00 m/s across a room 12.0m long, between two walls. Assume that the collisions made with each wall are perfectly elastic and that the motion is perpendicular to the two walls. (a)Show that the motion is ...
*March 15, 2007 by sam*

**physics**

1) A 1.0 kg mass is attached to the end of a vertical ideal spring with a force constant of 400 N/m. The mass is set in simple harmonic motion with an amplitude of 10 cm. What is the speed of the 1.0 kg mass at the equilibrium position?
*April 6, 2011 by arun*

**physics**

1) A 1.0 kg mass is attached to the end of a vertical ideal spring with a force constant of 400 N/m. The mass is set in simple harmonic motion with an amplitude of 10 cm. What is the speed of the 1.0 kg mass at the equilibrium position?
*April 6, 2011 by arun*

**physics**

1) A 1.0 kg mass is attached to the end of a vertical ideal spring with a force constant of 400 N/m. The mass is set in simple harmonic motion with an amplitude of 10 cm. What is the speed of the 1.0 kg mass at the equilibrium position?
*April 6, 2011 by arun*

**physics**

1. a 2 kg body is attatched to a spring of negligible mass and oscillates with a period of 1.00 s. The force constant of the spring is? 2. The force constant of a massless spring is 25 N/m. A mass of .45 kg is oscillating in simple harmonic motion at the end of the spring with...
*February 4, 2009 by april*

**physics.....help me please....**

1) A 1.0 kg mass is attached to the end of a vertical ideal spring with a force constant of 400 N/m. The mass is set in simple harmonic motion with an amplitude of 10 cm. What is the speed of the 1.0 kg mass at the equilibrium position?
*April 8, 2011 by arun*

**physics**

A 0.20 kg object, attached to a spring with spring constant k = 10 N/m, is moving on a horizontal frictionless surface in simple harmonic motion of amplitude of 0.080 m. What is its speed at the instant when its displacement is 0.040 m? (Hint: Use conservation of energy.)
*July 31, 2011 by Anonymous*

**science**

A 0.20 kg object, attached to a spring with spring constant k = 10 N/m, is moving on a horizontal frictionless surface in simple harmonic motion of amplitude of 0.080 m. What is its speed at the instant when its displacement is 0.040 m? (Hint: Use conservation of energy.)
*July 31, 2011 by Anonymous*

**physics..... please....urgent....**

A 1.0 kg mass is attached to the end of a vertical ideal spring with a force constant of 400 N/m. The mass is set in simple harmonic motion with an amplitude of 10 cm. What is the speed of the 1.0 kg mass at the equilibrium position?
*April 8, 2011 by jewels*

**Physics**

An object is attached to a horizontal spring. It is initially displaced by distance Δx from the equilibrium position and then released from rest. At what point of its motion along the x-axis reaches the object its highest total energy a) At the equilibrium position b) At ...
*December 1, 2010 by Michael*

**physics**

A loudspeaker diaphragm is vibrating in simple harmonic motion with a frequency of 430 Hz and a maximum displacement of 0.90 mm. what is the max speed? what is the max acceleration?
*January 22, 2011 by Help Please!*

**physics**

consider a simple harmonic oscillation with m=0.5kg, k=10N/m and amplitude A=3cm.WHat is the total energy of the oscillation,what is the maximum speed,what is the kinetic energy?
*September 17, 2010 by kabelo*

**physics**

A point on a string undergoes simple harmonic motion as a sinusoidal wave passes. When a sinusoidal wave with speed 24 m/s, wavelength 30 cm, and amplitude of 1.0 cm passes, what is the max speed of a point on the string?
*September 24, 2010 by Willie*

**physics**

A piston in a car engine has a mass of 0.75 kg and moves with motion wich was approximately simple harmonic. If the amplitude of zis oscillation is 10 cm and z max. safe operating speed of z engine is 6000 rev. per min. Calculate: a. Max acceleration of z piston b. Max.speed ...
*January 16, 2012 by Nuwaya*

**physics**

A large block P executes horizontal simple harmonic motion as it slides across a frictionless surface with a frequency f = 0.3 Hz. (a) What is the angular velocity of this system?
*November 26, 2012 by Anonymous*

**College Physics**

An object is suspended from a spring and vibrates with simple harmonic motion. At an instant when the displacement of the object is equal to one-half the amplitude, what fraction of the total energy of the system is kinetic and what fraction is potential?
*October 26, 2007 by Jen*

**physics**

A clown is rocking on a rocking chair in the dark. His glowing red nose moves back and forth a distance of 0.42m exactly 30 times a minute in a simple harmonic motion. (a) what is the amplitude of this motion? (b) what is the period of this motion? (c) what is the frequency of...
*December 12, 2015 by Peter *

**Physics Simple Harmonic Motion**

A sewing machine needle moves with a rapid vibratory motion, rather like SHM, as it sews a seam. Suppose the needle moves 8.4 mm from its highest to its lowest position and it makes 27 stitches in 8.5 s. What is the maximum needle speed?
*April 5, 2011 by John*

**physics**

A large block P executes horizontal simple harmonic motion as it slides across a frictionless surface with a frequency f = 1.7 Hz. Block B rests on it, as shown in the figure, and the coefficient of static friction between the two is ìs=0.64. (b) What is the maximum force of ...
*November 26, 2012 by Anonymous*

**physics**

A large block P executes horizontal simple harmonic motion as it slides across a frictionless surface with a frequency f = 1.7 Hz. Block B rests on it, as shown in the figure, and the coefficient of static friction between the two is ìs=0.64. (b) What is the maximum force of ...
*November 28, 2012 by Anonymous*

**physics**

Objects of equal mass are oscillating up and down in simple harmonic motion on two different vertical springs. The spring constant of spring 1 is 186 N/m. The motion of the object on spring 1 has 3 times the amplitude as the motion of the object on spring 2. The magnitude of ...
*March 30, 2012 by Brian*

**physics**

A sinusoidal transverse wave of amplitude ym = 3.2 cm and wavelength = 3.4 cm travels on a stretched cord. Find the ratio of the maximum particle speed (the speed with which a single particle in the cord moves transverse to the wave) to the wave speed.
*December 24, 2010 by Bashr*

**physics**

A sinusoidal transverse wave of amplitude ym = 6.4 cm and wavelength = 5.2 cm travels on a stretched cord. Find the ratio of the maximum particle speed (the speed with which a single particle in the cord moves transverse to the wave) to the wave speed.
*December 26, 2010 by john*

**PHYSICS**

Astronauts on a distant planet set up a simple pendulum of length 1.2 m. The pendulum executes simple harmonic motion and makes 100 complete oscillations in 450 s. What is the magnitude of the acceleration due to gravity on this planet?
*November 17, 2015 by Anonymous*

**Physics**

A toy of mass 0.151 kg is undergoing SHM on the end of a horizontal spring with force constant k = 301 N/m . When the object is a distance 1.23×10^−2 m from its equilibrium position, it is observed to have a speed of 0.297 m/s. A-What is the total energy of the object at...
*January 2, 2007 by Hadi*

**physics**

A 0.125 kg mass is attached to a spring and undergoes simple harmonic motion with a pe- riod of 0.41 s. The total energy of the system is 2.5 J. Find the amplitude of the motion. Answer in units of m.
*February 24, 2015 by Anonymous*