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Graph of an oscillator

  1. Apr 15, 2009 #1
    A 2.6 kg block is attached to a horizontal spring and undergoes simple harmonic motion on a frictionless surface according to the graph shown above.

    (a) What is maximum velocity of the box?

    (b) What is the mechanical energy of the box?

    now the wave is -sin wave but crosses the x-axis at 4,8,12,16,20,24 and has an amplitude of 2 cm
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  3. Apr 15, 2009 #2


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