Module 9: Simple harmonic motion

Syllabus List of Modules Schedule Laboratories

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1. Web Material: Simple harmonic motion

bulletObjectives:
bulletAfter completing this module, students will be able to analyze the motion of a mass on a spring. 
bulletAdditional Material:
bulletSerway, Chapter 12
bulletWorkbook, Module 8.1 - 8.3 and 8.10
bulletLaboratory:
bulletSimple harmonic motion
bulletAssignment:
bulletAssignment 18

 

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2. Web Material: The pendulum

bulletObjectives:
bulletAfter completing this module, students will be able to analyze the motion of a simple pendulum.  They will understand the characteristics of the motion of a damped and of a driven oscillator.
bulletAdditional Material:
bulletSerway, Chapter 12
bulletWorkbook, Module 8.11 - 8.12
bulletAssignment:
bulletAssignment 19

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Lecture 10: Hooke's Law - Springs - Simple Harmonic Motion - Pendulum - Small Angle Approximation