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


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tahayassen
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Jan27-13, 04:02 PM
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Period does not depend on amplitude. Correct?

I deduced this from the equations for simple harmonic motion:

ω=2πf
ω=√(k/m)
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Jan28-13, 07:45 AM
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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
[tex]\omega=\sqrt{\frac{k}{m}}[/tex]


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