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Homework Help: Time Period

  1. Jan 21, 2010 #1
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    Is Time Period = [tex]\int \frac{1}{v} dx[/tex] ??

    If yes, the under what limits of integration??
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  3. Jan 21, 2010 #2


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    Could you please provide more information? What problem are you solving?
  4. Jan 21, 2010 #3


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    Hi particlemania! :smile:
    If x is a function only of t, and if v = dx/dt, and is non-zero, then yes ∫ dx/v = ∫ (dt/dx)dx = ∫ dt, and this should work for any limits.

    If v = 0 at some point, it may still work … what do you think? :smile:
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