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Mechanical Oscillator
•
law of motion:
F
=
ma,
a
=
d
2
x
dt
2
•
law of force:
F
=

kx
•
equation of motion:
d
2
x
dt
2
=

k
m
x
•
displacement:
x
(
t
) =
A
cos(
ωt
)
•
velocity:
v
(
t
) =

ωA
sin(
ωt
)
•
angular frequency:
ω
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Unformatted text preview: = r k m • kinetic energy: K = 1 2 mv 2 • potential energy: U = 1 2 kx 2 • total energy: E = K + U = const . m x k tsl294 – p.1/1...
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This note was uploaded on 04/30/2008 for the course PHYS 204 taught by Professor Andrevantonder during the Spring '07 term at Rhode Island.
 Spring '07
 AndrevanTonder
 Energy, Force, Kinetic Energy, Potential Energy

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