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Some general concepts im confused about

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nemzy
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Jan20-05, 08:06 PM
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Are my concepts right?

-air is the damping force in oscillatory motions


also, in what conditions is Hooke's Law invalid?

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Jan20-05, 08:50 PM
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More correctly, air is A damping force. In most situations I would not consider it the main damping force.

Hooks law is no longer valid if the spring is streched beyond its elastic limits.

If you want a better answer you will need to provide more details.


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