11_28_SHM - Show your work. c) How many complete...

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Physics 211 11/28 HW Handout Name___________________ Fall 2001 Simple Harmonic Motion Due Friday 11/30 1) A 0.5 kg mass is suspended from a spring. When the system is at rest (no movement) the spring is stretched 15 cm. The block is then pulled down an additional 10 cm 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?
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Unformatted text preview: Show your work. c) How many complete oscillations will the system go through in 20s? Show your work. d) Find one other combination of mass and spring constant that will result in the same period. Explain. e) By how much will the spring stretch at equilibrium in this new combination? Show your work....
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