If a mass–spring system were taken to the Moon, would the period of the system change? How about the period of a pendulum taken to the Moon? Explain.
Answer to relevant QuestionsIf you want to increase the frequency of vibration of a mass–spring system, would you increase or decrease the mass? Explain. A horizontal spring on a frictionless level air track has a 0.150-kg object attached to it and it is stretched 6.50 cm. Then the object is given an outward initial velocity of 2.20 m/s. If the spring constant is 35.2 N/m, ...A 0.50-kg mass oscillates in simple harmonic motion on a spring with a spring constant of 200 N/m. What are (a) The period and (b) The frequency of the oscillation? If the displacement of an oscillator in SHM is described by the equation y = (0.25 m) cos [(314rad/s)t], where y is in meters and t is in seconds, what is the position of the oscillator at (a) t = 0, (b) t = 5.0s, and (c) ...The equation of motion of a particle in vertical SHM is given by y = (10 cm) sin [(0.50 rad/s)t]. What are the particle’s (a) Displacement, (b) Velocity, and (c) Acceleration at t = 1.0s?
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