Unformatted text preview: physical ingredients necessary to get SHM – inertia (the fact that mass requires a force in order to change the state of motion) and a linear restoring force (the tendency of things to push back when you move them from their equilibrium position). In terms of equations the property of inertia is represented by Newtons second law (F=ma) and the property of linear restoring force means that the force law is a line (F=-kx)....
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- Spring '08
- Force, 2 meters, Newtons, 2meters, 0.5 seconds