Free Oscillations—One Degree of Freedom

Mohammad Samiullah

in A First Course in Vibrations and Waves

Published in print August 2015 | ISBN: 9780198729785
Published online October 2015 | e-ISBN: 9780191804113 | DOI:
Free Oscillations—One Degree of Freedom

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This chapter deals with fundamental aspects of simple harmonic motion. The ideas of simple harmonic motion are illustrated by the simple system of a mass attached to a spring and other one-variable systems such as the simple pendulum, physical pendulum, and LC circuits. Both undamped and damped free systems are included in this chapter.

Keywords: simple harmonic motion; damping; harmonic motion; one-variable system; simple pendulum; physical pendulum; electromagnetic oscillations

Chapter.  15894 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Condensed Matter Physics

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