A 4.10-kg object is attached to a spring and placed on frictionless, horizontal surface. A horizontal force of 6.0 N is required to hold the object at rest when it is pulled 0.200 m from its equilibrium position (the origin of the x axis). The object is now released from rest from this stretched position, and it subsequently undergoes simple harmonic oscillations.
(a) Find the force constant of the spring. N/m
(b) Find the frequency of the oscillations.
(c) Find the maximum speed of the object.
(d) Where does this maximum speed occur?
x = ± m
(e) Find the maximum acceleration of the object.
(f) Where does the maximum acceleration occur?
x = ± m
(g) Find the total energy of the oscillating system.
(h) Find the speed of the object when its position is equal to one-third of the maximum value.
(i) Find the acceleration of the object when its position is equal to one-third of the maximum value.
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