11_18_SHM - motion does this occur? Explain and show your...

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Physics 211 11/18 HW Handout Name___________________ Fall 2002 Simple Harmonic Motion Due Thursday 11/21 1) A 0.8kg mass is suspended from a spring. When the system is at equilibrium the spring is stretched 10cm. The block is then pulled down an additional 2cm and released. a) What is the spring constant of the spring? Show your work. b) What is the magnitude of the maximum acceleration of the mass? At what point in the
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Unformatted text preview: motion does this occur? Explain and show your work including a FBD. c) How many complete oscillations will the system go through in 16s? Show your work. d) Find one other combination of mass and spring constant that will result in the same period. Explain or show. e) By how far will the spring be stretched at equilibrium with this new combination? Show your work including a FBD....
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This note was uploaded on 12/21/2010 for the course PHYS Physics 21 taught by Professor Larrywatson during the Fall '08 term at North Dakota.

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