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 tahayassen Jan27-13 04:02 PM

Simple Harmonic Motion: Period depends on k coefficient of spring and mass right?

Period does not depend on amplitude. Correct?

I deduced this from the equations for simple harmonic motion:

ω=2πf
ω=√(k/m)

 G01 Jan28-13 07:45 AM

Re: Simple Harmonic Motion: Period depends on k coefficient of spring and mass right?

Yes, you are correct.

The period of a SHO depends on the k value, i.e. stiffness of the spring, and the mass of the oscillating body as
$$\omega=\sqrt{\frac{k}{m}}$$

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