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DHM equation

  1. Feb 19, 2008 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

    Concerning damped harmonic motion (mass on a spring using cardboard discs as dampers); for the equation (below) of the graph describing the effect of different sized dampers on the time taken for amplitude of oscillations to halve, what do b (y-intercept) and n (gradient) represent? (A=area of damper; T=time taken for amplitude to halve)

    2. Relevant equations

    [tex]T=b.A^n[/tex]
    (i.e. [tex]ln(T)=n.ln(A) + ln(b)[/tex] )
     
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