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Very basic - sinusoidal motion question

  1. Mar 4, 2009 #1
    I'm trying to work out the displacement of an object, knowing the acceleration, frequency and mass.

    I've found equations for working it out with the first two, but does the mass have an affect that should be taken into account?

    This is something very obvious that I will have only been taught last year, but it's been so long since I've done any maths that I've just drawn a blank.
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  3. Mar 4, 2009 #2


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    Welcome to PF!

    Hi spookthehamster ! Welcome to PF! :smile:
    No, the mass doesn't matter. Mass is physics.

    The relation between acceleration frequency and position is geometric, and has nothing to do with physics. :wink:
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