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Energy in Simple Harmonic Motion

#### Q. 1. A mass-spring system can oscillate with simple harmonic motion because a compressed or stretched spring has which kind of energy?a. kineticb. gr...

Solved • Jul 22, 2021

Energy in Simple Harmonic Motion

#### Q. An object attached to a spring experiences simple harmonic motion (define the potential energy of the object + spring system to be zero when it is ...

Solved • Jun 8, 2021

Energy in Simple Harmonic Motion

#### Q. Show that the total energy of a simple harmonic oscillator equals ½ kA2, where A is its amplitude. (Hint: let x(t) = Acos(ωt). Take v = dx/dt. Set ...

Solved • May 12, 2021

Energy in Simple Harmonic Motion

#### Q. Suppose you have a block resting on a horizontal smooth surface. The block (with mass m) is attached to a horizontal spring (spring constant k), wh...

Solved • Sep 30, 2020

Energy in Simple Harmonic Motion

#### Q. Part A. When the displacement of a mass on a spring is 1/2A the half of the amplitude, what fraction of the energy is kinetic energy?Part B. At wha...

Solved • Sep 28, 2020

Energy in Simple Harmonic Motion

#### Q. A harmonic oscillator has angular frequency ω and amplitude A.At an instant when the displacement is equal to A/2, what fraction of the total energ...

Solved • Aug 14, 2020

Energy in Simple Harmonic Motion

#### Q. A harmonic oscillator has angular frequency ω and amplitude A.(a) How often is elastic potential energy is equal to the kinetic energy in each cycl...

Solved • Aug 14, 2020

Energy in Simple Harmonic Motion

#### Q. A massless spring (with force constant k = 188 N/m) connects a wall and a block of wood. The system is initially at rest, with the spring unstretch...

Solved • Jul 17, 2020

Energy in Simple Harmonic Motion

#### Q. An object of mass m is attached to a spring having force constant k. The object oscillates with simple harmonic motion. Its maximum displacement fr...

Solved • Jul 15, 2020

Energy in Simple Harmonic Motion

#### Q.  Learning Goal: To learn to apply the law of conservation of energy to the analysis of harmonic oscillators.Systems in simple harmonic motion, or h...

Solved • Jul 15, 2020

Energy in Simple Harmonic Motion

#### Q. A mass is oscillating with amplitude A at the end of a spring. How far (in terms of A) is this mass from the equilibrium position of the spring whe...

Solved • Jul 14, 2020

Energy in Simple Harmonic Motion

#### Q. A harmonic oscillator has angular frequency ω and amplitude A.What are the magnitudes of the displacement and velocity when the elastic potential e...

Solved • Jul 13, 2020

Energy in Simple Harmonic Motion

#### Q. A 2.00-kg, frictionless block is attached to an ideal spring with force constant 300 N/m. At t = 0 the block has velocity -4.00 m/s and displacemen...

Solved • Jul 13, 2020

Energy in Simple Harmonic Motion

#### Q. 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 ...

Solved • Jul 1, 2020

Energy in Simple Harmonic Motion

#### Q. Which of the following are proper expressions for the total energy of an object in SHM?

Solved • Jun 2, 2020

Energy in Simple Harmonic Motion

#### Q. The amplitude of a lightly damped oscillator decreases by 3.0 % during each cycle. What percentage of the mechanical energy of the oscillator is lo...

Solved • May 13, 2020

Energy in Simple Harmonic Motion

#### Q. An object of mass m attached to a spring of force constant k oscillates with simple harmonic motion. The maximum displacement from equilibrium is A...

Solved • May 13, 2020

Energy in Simple Harmonic Motion

#### Q. The amplitude of a lightly damped harmonic oscillator decreases by 3.0% during each cycle. What percentage of the mechanical energy of the oscillat...

Solved • May 5, 2020

Energy in Simple Harmonic Motion

#### Q. An object of mass m attached to a spring of force constant K oscillates with simple harmonic motion. The maximum displacement from equilibrium is A...

Solved • Apr 28, 2020

Energy in Simple Harmonic Motion

#### Q. In simple harmonic motion, the speed is greatest at that point in the cycle whenA) the magnitude of the acceleration is a maximum.B) the displaceme...

Solved • Apr 21, 2020

Energy in Simple Harmonic Motion

#### Q. Consider the block in the process of oscillating.If the kinetic energy of the block is increasing, the block must bea) at the equilibrium position....

Solved • Apr 8, 2020

Energy in Simple Harmonic Motion

#### Q. A 750g mass is placed on a spring which lies on a frictionless surface. The spring has a spring constant k=500 N/m and is at its equilibrium length...

Solved • Apr 8, 2020

Energy in Simple Harmonic Motion

#### Q. At what displacement of a SHO is the energy half kinetic and half potential?Express your answer in terms of amplitude A.

Solved • Apr 8, 2020

Energy in Simple Harmonic Motion

#### Q. How is simple harmonic motion similar and different from that of a ball bouncing on a hard floor? (HINT: one similarity and two differences)

Solved • Mar 18, 2020

Energy in Simple Harmonic Motion

#### Q. The graph on the next page shows the displacement of the block as a function of time (this is the same mass-spring situation as problem 1 but with ...

Solved • Mar 11, 2020