Unformatted text preview: Total Points for Problem: 1 Points Solution to Homework Problem 26.3() Problem: Explain what each term in the following equation for the position of a simple harmonic oscillator represents: x ( t ) = A sin( ωt + φ ) Solution A is the amplitude (maximum displacement), ω is the angular frequency of oscillation, t is the time at which the position is being evaluated, and φ is the initial phase at time t = 0 . Total Points for Problem: 3 Points Solution to Homework Problem 26.4() Problem: What quantities does the angular frequency ( ω ) of a simple pedulum depend upon? Solution The length of the string, and the gravitational acceleration. ω = r g ℓ Total Points for Problem: 4 Points...
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This note was uploaded on 05/04/2008 for the course PHYS 2054 taught by Professor Stewart during the Spring '08 term at Arkansas.
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