For a harmonic oscillator with mass M, spring of stiffness k and displacement the force equation is:(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

-kx = Md^{2}x/dt^{2}

How do you handle the situation and work out a solution for x(t) when the mass has an initial velocity. E.g. a mass dropped onto the spring?

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# Harmonic Oscillator - Mass With Initial Velocity

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