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Homework Help: Simple harmonic oscillator

  1. Jan 23, 2012 #1
    In the context of normal modes, what is a free mode?

    When the whole system is in motion?
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  3. Jan 23, 2012 #2


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    I think free mode of vibration means an unforced vibration, without external forces.

    Last edited: Jan 23, 2012
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