Where b is the damping constant and v is the velocity.
Damping force is directly proportional to the damping constant. Increasing the damping constant will increase the damping force.
Suppose the damping constant b of an oscillator increases.
a. Is the medium more resistive or less resistive?
b. Do the oscillations damp out more quickly or less quickly?
c. Is the time constant, τ increased, or decreased?
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