Asked May 2, 2019

What is simple harmonic motion?

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Simple harmonic motion is a special kind of periodic motion which is widely used as a mathematical model in various domains of physics.

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Simple harmonic motion is a periodic or oscillatory motion under a restoring force which is characterized by its acceleration. The restoring force always acts in the direction opposite to the direction of displacement as given by Hooke’s law.

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Write the expression for Hooke’s law

Here, F is the restoring force, k i...


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