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Physics
Now get your text out and read the chapter on harmonic motion carefully or Google "simple harmonic motion" right now.
Saturday, November 17, 2012 at 4:25pm by Damon

physics
Suppose a diving board with no one on it bounces up and down in a simple harmonic motion with a frequency of 3.00 Hz. The board has an effective mass of 10.0 kg. What is the frequency of the simple harmonic motion of a 62.0 kg diver on the board?
Sunday, July 28, 2013 at 9:43pm by Justin

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 ďspring,Ē and the object oscillates vertically with a small amplitude. Ignoring the rodís mass, find the frequency f...
Monday, April 8, 2013 at 2:30pm by Elapid

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...
Wednesday, December 1, 2010 at 8:01pm by Greg

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 ...
Sunday, January 29, 2012 at 12:59pm by Claire

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 ...
Thursday, March 15, 2007 at 4:32pm by sam

Simple Harmonic Motion
have performed an experiment of simple harmonic motion and the values I got Mass(g) Distance (m) 200 0.438 250 0.398 300 0.345 350 0.312 400 0.297 450 0.281 500 0.259 I would like to know how to calculate the spring constant... since I have been having weird values, if ...
Tuesday, February 8, 2011 at 9:08pm by Abi

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 ...
Saturday, February 26, 2011 at 1:25pm by calous --- HELP PLEASEE!!!

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 ...
Sunday, December 12, 2010 at 11:05pm by David

Physics
An object has a mass of 0.5 kg. It undergoes a simple harmonic motion. The amplitude of that motion is 0.07 m and the period is 0.31 s. What is the total energy of the object?
Tuesday, December 1, 2009 at 9:51pm by Sammy

Engineering Physics
Use simple harmonic motion
Thursday, February 24, 2011 at 10:44pm by Anonymous

PHYsics !!
a) What do you understand by Simple Harmonic Motion? b) A simple harmonic motions is characterized by the equation x = (10 cm) sin (0.1t + ) where, x is in cm and t is in seconds Determine the i. amplitude and angular frequency. ii. linear frequency and period. iii. ...
Tuesday, August 27, 2013 at 9:32am by kent

Physics
A spring stretches 4.3 cm when a 13 g object is hung from it. The object is replaced with a block of mass 22 g that oscillates in simple harmonic motion, calculate the period of motion.
Sunday, December 5, 2010 at 2:14pm by Lynette

Physics
A spring stretches 4.3 cm when a 13 g object is hung from it. The object is replaced with a block of mass 22 g that oscillates in simple harmonic motion, calculate the period of motion.
Monday, December 6, 2010 at 11:12am by Anonymous

trig
8. Write the equation for simple harmonic motion given that the amplitude is 5 centimeters and the frequency is 2/ ū 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 ...
Friday, August 6, 2010 at 9:35pm by Claire

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.
Saturday, January 25, 2014 at 11:23am by Kate

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.
Thursday, February 17, 2011 at 1:05pm by Ray

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.
Thursday, October 21, 2010 at 9:51pm 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.
Thursday, October 21, 2010 at 9:51pm by Nikki

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:
Thursday, December 6, 2012 at 12:20am by quaviz

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
Tuesday, November 12, 2013 at 10:54am 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.
Saturday, November 16, 2013 at 4:54pm by Corey

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.
Thursday, April 7, 2011 at 7:27pm by Unknown

Harmonic Oscillation
The velocity of a certain simple harmonic oscillator is given by: v=-(12m/s)sin [(6.0rad/s)t]. What is the amplitudeof the simple harmonic oscillator. Please show your work.
Sunday, October 28, 2007 at 4:52pm by ly1018

Physics
A simple pendulum is 9.00 m long. (a) What is the period of simple harmonic motion for this pendulum if it is hanging in an elevator accelerating upward at 2.00 m/s2? I keep getting 6.7, but it's wrong
Monday, August 4, 2008 at 11:03pm by Elisa

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.
Saturday, November 20, 2010 at 5:45pm by JACK

Physics
The position of a body moving in simple harmonic motion is given by m t x Ô£∑ Ô£ł Ô£∂ Ô£¨ Ô£≠ Ô£ę + = 4 9 cos 3 ŌÄ . For this motion, what are the (a) amplitude, period, phase constant, frequency, and angular frequency? Determine the body‚Äôs (b) maximum speed and maximum ...
Sunday, December 18, 2011 at 8:43am by Dia

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?
Thursday, August 30, 2012 at 12:29pm 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.
Tuesday, March 5, 2013 at 10:20am 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.
Wednesday, March 6, 2013 at 4:21pm by Anonymous

physics
A simple pendulum with a length of 1.50 m is suspended from the ceiling of a train. What is the period of simple harmonic motion for the pendulum if the train is moving up an incline of 15.0˚ with an acceleration of 3.00 m/s≤? Don't know how to do, please help
Wednesday, August 6, 2008 at 12:06am by Elisa

PHYSICS
An object undergoes simple harmonic motion. During that motion the object needs 1.1 seconds to reach one point of zero velocity from the previous such point. If the distance between those points is 0.3 m, calculate the period.
Thursday, April 7, 2011 at 6:25pm by Unknown

Physics
A bouncing ball returns to the same height each time. Is this an example of simple harmonic motion? Explain your answer.
Monday, June 18, 2012 at 6:21pm by Jamie

Physics
simple harmonic motion is a type of periodic motion where the restoring force is directly proportional to the displacement, and this motion is about equilibrium position. Bouncing call Ė force isnít proportional to displacement; absence of the equilibrium position
Monday, June 18, 2012 at 6:21pm by Elena

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...
Saturday, November 19, 2011 at 2:26pm by meagan

Physics
Simple Harmonic Motion With the equation x=Acos(2 pi f) t why and how does f affect x This is really urgent! Thanx for any help! frequency determines how rapidly x oscillates.
Thursday, May 17, 2007 at 11:17am by Claire

Physics Simple Harmonic Motion
The displacement of an object in SHM is given by y(t) = (7.0 cm)sin[(1.58 rad/s)t]. What is the frequency of the oscillations?
Tuesday, April 5, 2011 at 2:54pm by John

Physics
A loudspeaker diaphragm is producing a sound for 2.0 s by moving back and forth in a simple harmonic motion. The angular frequency of the motion is 8.55 104 rad/s. How many times does the diaphragm move back and forth?
Friday, November 30, 2012 at 8:00pm by Elizabeth

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?
Tuesday, November 11, 2008 at 10:27pm by Miss.Seena

AP Physics B
i figured out the amplitude and the period, i just dont kno how to get to the other 4 with using simple harmonic motion equations
Wednesday, December 16, 2009 at 4:57pm by Charlie

pysics
A spring stretches 3.4-cm when a 7-g object is hung from it. The object is replaced with a block of mass 24 g that oscillates in simple harmonic motion. Calculate the period of motion
Thursday, January 6, 2011 at 4:44pm by sarah

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 ?
Thursday, November 18, 2010 at 10:39am by Pronab

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 ?
Saturday, November 20, 2010 at 7:48am by Pronab

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?
Tuesday, April 5, 2011 at 2:55pm by John

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?
Monday, November 26, 2012 at 6:29pm by Anonymous

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 ...
Wednesday, January 12, 2011 at 3:21pm by julie

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?
Thursday, February 16, 2012 at 10:12am by Abdela

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.
Wednesday, December 1, 2010 at 5:02am by Phy help!

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.
Tuesday, November 12, 2013 at 10:58am by Joey

physics
A tray is moved horizontally back and forth in simple harmonic motion at a frequency of f = 1.86 Hz. On this tray is an empty cup. Obtain the coefficient of static friction between the tray and the cup, given that the cup begins slipping when the amplitude of the motion is 5....
Tuesday, November 26, 2013 at 3:57pm by Donna

physics
A 0.38-kg mass attached to a spring undergoes simple harmonic motion with a period of 0.63 s. What is the force constant of the spring?
Thursday, November 18, 2010 at 10:10pm by aok

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 ...
Sunday, November 11, 2012 at 11:37pm by Mike

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...
Tuesday, February 22, 2011 at 9:47pm by Jake

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?
Monday, January 4, 2010 at 11:39pm by Zoe

physics
The motion of a certain simple harmonic oscillator is described by: x(t) = (12 cm) sin [(1 s ^(-1)) t] What is the earliest time t > 0 or t = 0 at which the oscillator's velocity is zero?
Monday, November 1, 2010 at 2:57pm by Ashleigh

Physics
The amplitude and period are constants for simple harmonic motion. The deflection, y, changes with time and has minimum of -A and maximum of +A if sin function is used with no phase angle as I did it, y is 0 at start, +A at t = T/4, 0 at t=T/2, -A at t = 3 T/4 then finally ...
Saturday, November 17, 2012 at 4:25pm by Damon

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...
Wednesday, March 7, 2012 at 11:47pm by Nicole

Physics
Planet Earth as a Spring. Assume that the Earth is perfect sphere of mass M=5.98x10^24kg, radius 6,370km, and uniform density. Imagine a long, straight tunnel through the center of the Earth, connecting the North and South poles . A capsule of mass m is dropped into this ...
Tuesday, February 19, 2013 at 1:04am by Betty Ariston

phy 101
the velocity of a body performing simple harmonic motion is given as what
Wednesday, May 18, 2011 at 3:33pm by chuksmezie

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 ...
Monday, February 2, 2009 at 10:21pm by Sarah

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?
Saturday, January 22, 2011 at 5:32pm by Help Please!

calculus
If an equation of motion of a particle is given by s(t)= Acos(ýt + š), the particle is said to undergo simple harmonic motion. Find the velocity of the particle at time t. When is the velocity 0?
Tuesday, September 27, 2011 at 12:22am by Belinda

Physics
A trapeze artist swings in simple harmonic motion with a period of 3.2 s. The acceleration of gravity is 9.81 m/s2 . Calculate the length of the cables supporting the trapeze. Answer in units of m.
Friday, March 4, 2011 at 12:11pm by Ellen

Physics
An object has a mass of 0.3 kg. It undergoes a simple harmonic motion. The amplitude of that motion is 0.09 m and the period is 0.36 s. What is the total energy of the object? my answer: 4.11 J -period=1/f. - omega=2*pi*f=17.45 only kinetic energy therefore Etotal=1/2mv^2=1/2*...
Wednesday, December 1, 2010 at 9:31pm by Michael

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 ...
Wednesday, September 8, 2010 at 1:58pm by James

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...
Tuesday, November 12, 2013 at 11:03am by MATT

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...
Tuesday, November 30, 2010 at 4:25pm by Greg

physics
A buoy oscillates in simple harmonic motion according to the motion of waves at sea. An observer notes that the buoy moves a total of 6 feet from its lowest point to its highest point. The buoy returns to its highest point every 15 seconds. Amplitude: 6 feet Period: ??? ...
Wednesday, March 21, 2012 at 12:52am by Help

physics
A buoy oscillates in simple harmonic motion according to the motion of waves at sea. An observer notes that the buoy moves a total of 6 feet from its lowest point to its highest point. The buoy returns to its highest point every 15 seconds. Amplitude: 6 feet Period: ??? ...
Wednesday, March 21, 2012 at 12:53am by Help

PHYSICS
a 1kg block is executing simple harmonic motion of amplitude 0.1m on a smooth horizontal surface under the restoring force of a spring of spring constant 100N/M.A block of mass 3kg is gently placed on it at the instant it passes through the mean position .Assuming that the two...
Thursday, December 24, 2009 at 1:57pm by CHIKIRSHU

Physics (Please Help)
An astronaut lands on an alien planet. He places a pendulum (L = 0.200 m) on the surface and sets it in simple harmonic motion. a. What is the period and frequency of the pendulumís motion? b. How many seconds out of phase with the displacements shown would graphs of the ...
Monday, December 12, 2011 at 6:13pm by Mishaka

Physics
A puck with mass m = 0.17kg slides along a frictionless horizontal surface at v = 5.3m/s . It hits and sticks to the free end of a spring with k = 17N/m Find the amplitude and period of the subsequent simple harmonic motion?
Tuesday, April 1, 2014 at 12:53am by Eiban

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 2.2√ó10‚ąí2m from its equilibrium position, it is moving with a speed of 0.65m/s . Calculate the amplitude of the motion.
Wednesday, November 27, 2013 at 12:17am by Dani

physics
A .255 kg mass is attached to a spring and executes simple harmonic motion with a period of .56 s. The total energy of the system is 3.6 J. Find the force constant of the spring. Answer in units of N/m
Monday, September 16, 2013 at 7:35pm by Anonymous

physics
A .436 kg mass is attached to a spring and executes simple harmonic motion with a period of .19s. The total energy of the system is 4.6 J. find force constant of the spring. Answer in units of N/m
Sunday, September 22, 2013 at 10:40pm by Anonymous

Physics (Really need help with this)
An astronaut lands on an alien planet. He places a pendulum (L = 0.200 m) on the surface and sets it in simple harmonic motion. a. What is the period and frequency of the pendulumís motion? b. How many seconds out of phase with the displacements shown would graphs of the ...
Monday, December 12, 2011 at 7:19pm by Mishaka

physics
A 2.9 kg object oscillates with simple harmonic motion on a spring of force constant 430.0 N/m. The maximum speed is 0.8 m/s. What is the total energy of the object and the spring?
Wednesday, October 12, 2011 at 8:33pm by Jay

Physics please help
The equation of motion can be written d(theta)/dt + (g/r) theta = 0 if the approximation sin theta = theta is made. g is the acceleration of gravity and r is the length of the pendulum. The mass cancels out in the derivation. The general solution of this "simple harmonic ...
Monday, November 17, 2008 at 11:21pm by drwls

physics
a body oscillates with simple harmonic motion along the x axis. Its displacement varies with time according to the equation x = 5.0 cos (pt). The magnitude of the acceleration (in m/s2) of the body at t = 1.0 s is approximately a. 3.5 b.14 c.43 d.4.3
Monday, April 11, 2011 at 5:04pm by eugene

trig
The function d=-8cos2t describes a simple harmonic motion, where d is the distance(in meters) an object travel in t seconds. What is the frequency?
Tuesday, April 13, 2010 at 3:42pm by rachel

physics
A body oscillates with simple harmonic motion along the x-axis. Its displacement varies with time according to the equation x=5 sin (PIE + PIE/3). The velocity (in m/s) of the body at t=1 second is:
Friday, August 3, 2012 at 11:21am by veena

College Physics
A mass of 0.4 kg, hanging from a spring with a spring constant of 80 N/m, is set into an up-and-down simple harmonic motion. What is the velocity of the mass when at its maximum displacement of 0.1 m?
Sunday, October 24, 2010 at 10:31pm by charlie

physics
a spring stretches by 3.90 cm when a 10gm mass is hung from it. if a 25 gm mass attached to this spring oscillates in simple harmonic motion, calculate the period of the oscillation
Tuesday, May 3, 2011 at 10:11pm by diann

physics
a mass of 0.2kg is attached to a spring of negligible mass. if the mass executes simple harmonic motion with a period of 0.5s, what will be the spring constant?
Saturday, March 2, 2013 at 11:44am by naynay

physics
A tray is moved horizontally back and forth in simple harmonic motion at a frequency of f = 1.68 Hz. On this tray is an empty cup. Obtain the coefficient of static friction between the tray and the cup, given that the cup begins slipping when the amplitude of the motion is 2....
Monday, November 12, 2012 at 12:27am by stressedstudent

Physics
A diving board oscillates with simple harmonic motion of frequency 4.6 cycles per second. What is the maximum amplitude with which the end of the board can oscillate in order that a pebble placed there does not lose contact with the board during the oscillation?
Tuesday, May 1, 2012 at 8:48pm by Angelina

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 ...
Tuesday, November 30, 2010 at 3:17pm by Scott

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...
Tuesday, November 30, 2010 at 10:07pm by Greg

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?
Friday, October 26, 2007 at 3:59pm by Jen

physics
A object-spring system undergoes simple harmonic motion with an amplitude of A. Does the total energy change if the mass is doubled but the amplitude is not changed? Do the kinetic and potential energies depend on the mass? Explain. Thanks in advance
Sunday, October 21, 2012 at 5:46pm by roro

physics
) A 4.8 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 -0.90 m a velocity of -0.80 m/s and an acceleration of +2.9 m/s^2. The force constant of the spring is closest to:
Tuesday, December 3, 2013 at 4:46pm 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 ...
Friday, March 30, 2012 at 1:55pm by Brian

Physics
A 0.46 kg mass oscillates in simple harmonic motion on a spring that has a spring constant of 2080 N/m. The spring was initially compressed 9.4 cm (a negative displacement) at t = 0 s. What's the velocity in m/s of the mass at t = 0.24 s?
Tuesday, January 8, 2013 at 12:34pm by Crash

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.)
Sunday, July 31, 2011 at 1:06pm by Anonymous

Physics Help
A bungee jumper undergoes simple harmonic motion with amplitude 3.5 m and frequency 0.135 Hz. Assume the bungee jumper follows the simple harmonic motion equation x=Acos(wt). A. Determine the bungee jumper's velocity at 0.25 s B. Determine the bungee jumper's velocity at 0.50 ...
Tuesday, April 1, 2014 at 1:33am by Eiban

Physics
A spring, (spring constant of 400 N/m) is displaced .75 m from its equilibrium position. An 8-kg mass is connected to the spring and it is allowed to oscillate horizontally with Simple Harmonic Motion. What is the Kinetic Energy of the mass?
Sunday, February 17, 2013 at 1:03pm by Anonymous

Physics
You are right about L = 0.53. Don't forget the units (meters) In simple harmonic motion, max velocity = w*(Amplitude) and max acceleration = w^2*(Ampitude) In your case I had to add an L factor to get linear velocities from the angular amplitude.
Tuesday, December 14, 2010 at 11:04pm by drwls

physic
In Concept Simulation 10.2 you can explore the concepts that are important in this problem. 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 330 s. What is the magnitude...
Monday, January 20, 2014 at 7:44pm by nada

Physics
3. An astronaut lands on an alien planet. He places a pendulum (L = 0.200 m) on the surface and sets it in simple harmonic motion, as shown in this graph. Answer the following questions: a. What is the period and frequency of the pendulumís motion? b. How many seconds out of ...
Thursday, January 31, 2013 at 3:07pm by Matt Damen

trigonometry
The function d=11cos6t describes a simple harmonic motion, where d is the distance(in meters) an object travels in t seconds. What is the time required for one complete cycle?
Tuesday, April 13, 2010 at 3:33pm by rachel

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