A mass weighing 8 lb stretches a spring 1.5 in. The mass is also attached to a damper with coefficient γ . Determine the value of γ for which the system is critically damped; be sure to give units for γ .(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

I have no idea where to start. Can someone help me out?

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# Homework Help: Differential equation/ spring application

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