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Homework Help: Understanding amplitude help.

  1. Mar 20, 2016 #1
    Hi. I need help with a quick concept. So there is a string hanging vertically making the bottom of the spring its equilibrium point.

    A mass is added on it creating an amplitude.

    If I were to pull down on the mass and let it oscillate passing its original equilibrium point, does that mean a spring has a minimum and maximum amplitude?
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  3. Mar 21, 2016 #2


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    What do you think the term amplitude means when applied to an oscillation?
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