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Dr. Bernd Stelzer Mechanics and Modern Physics PHYS 120 SFU Fall 2010 Dr. Bernd Stelzer
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Announcements November 22, 2010 Bernd Stelzer PHYS120 2 Mastering Physics (MP4) online assignment - Due today (9:00 PM) - Recommended browser is: Firefox Last written assignment (PS5) posted on WebCT Extra tutorials (P8445.2) - Great resource to prepare for final exam - Small groups discussing your questions! Monday 2:30-3:20 PM Geoff Archibald Tuesday 3:30-4:20 PM Sarah Johnson Thursday 2:30-3:20 PM Geoff Archibald Friday 11:30 AM-12:20 PM Sarah Johnson
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Oscillations (and Waves) 11/22/10 Oscillations (and waves) play a fundamental role in our everyday life. We will study some basic principles. PHYS120 3
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Oscillations 11/22/10 Oscillations have some common characteristics: 1. They take place around an equilibrium position; 2. The motion is periodic and repeats with each cycle. PHYS120 4
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Simple Harmonic Motion (SHM) 11/22/10 The time to complete one full cycle, or one oscillation, is called the
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This note was uploaded on 03/30/2011 for the course PHYS 120 taught by Professor G during the Fall '11 term at Simon Fraser.

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