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How is the formula for period of oscillation derived?

  1. Mar 1, 2010 #1
    How is the formula for period of oscillation derived?

    t=2pisqrt(m/k)
     
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  3. Mar 1, 2010 #2

    rl.bhat

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    Re: Oscillation

    In sprind
    F = -kx
    ma = -kx
    a - -(k/m)x
    d^2x/dt^2 = -(k/m)x

    Put x = Asin(ωt)
    And substitute in the above equation.
     
  4. Mar 1, 2010 #3

    radou

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    Re: Oscillation

    Take an undamped spring-mass system (spring constant k, mass attached m), write down Newton's 2nd Law, and see where it leads.

    (A bit late, pardon me)
     
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