Lecture 2 - Osc. Motion (Ch 12.3, 12.4, 12.6)

Lecture 2 - Osc. Motion (Ch 12.3, 12.4, 12.6) - Homework...

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o Most weeks, problems assigned Wed and due next Wed. o You have 4 tries to submit each part of a problem on WebAssign. Only the last submitted answer is graded. o You do not have to do all problems at the same time. You may work together, but each person must submit their own work. Most problems have randomized numerical values that are different for each student. Be careful with units. WebAssign chooses the units for the answer, so make sure that your numerical answer is in the correct units indicated by WebAssign.
Lecture 2: Harmonic Motion

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An Oscillating System Which color has the longer period? Which color has the higher frequency? The period is the time it takes the system to repeat itself. (The period of the earth around the sun is 365 days.) The frequency is the inverse of the period, f = 1/T. It has units of 1/time (e.g. 1/sec or Hz)
Period of Oscillation o Typical units: seconds o Period is the time it takes the oscillation to repeat position x Time t

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This note was uploaded on 09/08/2008 for the course PHYS 3B taught by Professor Wu during the Spring '08 term at UC Irvine.

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Lecture 2 - Osc. Motion (Ch 12.3, 12.4, 12.6) - Homework...

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