I have been reading Equations of Motion pertaining to "Damped Single Degree of Freedom Systems"(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

There, the critical damping coefficient wherein the oscillation is completely eliminated from the system is defined by:

Critical Damping Coefficient = 2 x m x (omega)

where,

m=mass

omega=natural frequency of the system

Natural frequency of the system= square root(k/m)

k=stiffness of the system

I want to know how the expression for critical damping coefficient obtained as 2 x m x (omega).

Is it obtained through experiments/statistics??

Please help

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# Dynamics-Critical Damping Coefficient

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