Standing waves

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An ob ject moves with simple harmonic motion. If the amplitude and
the period are both doubled, the ob ject’s maximum speed is


I believe the object's maximum speed would be halved correct? Considering the regular velocity does not depend on the Amplitude and only the Period would affect it?
 

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tiny-tim
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Hi yahoo32! :smile:

Thanks for the PM.
I believe the object's maximum speed would be halved correct? Considering the regular velocity does not depend on the Amplitude and only the Period would affect it?

Hint: Think of a pendulum.

Double the amplitude … what happens to the maximum velocity? :smile:
 
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Ahhh! So max v = A w . Therefore doubling T and A will keep the max velocity the same, correct?
 
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:biggrin: Harmony is restored! :biggrin:
 

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