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Displacement amplitude

  1. Nov 9, 2016 #1


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    consider horizontal cylinder in which piston is performing simple harmonic motion.Is the amplitude of piston is equal to displacement amplitude of elemnts pf medium i.e air in the cylinder.
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  3. Nov 9, 2016 #2


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    I don't understand what you mean by "displacement of the medium." The medium in the cylinder is not moving, just expanding and contracting.
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