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# Springs

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## Springs

Students will learn to calculate periods, frequencies, etc. of spring systems in harmonic motion.

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## Simple Harmonic Motion: Spring and Mass

A demonstration is used to illustrate the oscillations of a mass on a spring.

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## Simple Harmonic Motion: An Example Problem with Springs

An example harmonic motion problem involving a car's shock absorbers is explained.

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## Hooke's Law - Overview

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Overview

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## Simple Harmonic Motion: Spring and Mass

A demonstration is used to illustrate the oscillations of a mass on a spring.

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## Kinematics of Spring-Block Oscillators - Overview

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Overview

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## Simple Harmonic Motion: An Example Problem with Springs

An example harmonic motion problem involving a car's shock absorbers is explained.

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## Hooke's Law - Example 2

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Comparing the spring constant (stiffness of springs) of springs using a force (F) vs. stretched length (x) " graph"

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## Kinematics of Spring-Block Oscillators - Example 1

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Recognizing that the period represents the amount of time for one cycle to complete

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## Kinematics of Spring-Block Oscillators - Example 2

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Recognizing that the frequency represents that number of cycles that complete in 1 second

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## Kinematics of Spring-Block Oscillators - Example 3

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Calculating period using the equation period = time / cycles

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## Kinematics of Spring-Block Oscillators - Example 4

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Calculating the frequency using the equation Frequency = cycles / time

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## Kinematics of Spring-Block Oscillators - Example 5

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Calculating the frequency and period using the equations f = 1 / T and T = 1 / f

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## Kinematics of Spring-Block Oscillators - Example 6

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Determining the frequency from the mass of the block and the spring constant using f = 1/2Ï â (k/m)

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## Kinematics of Spring-Block Oscillators - Example 7

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Determining the period from the mass of the block and the spring constant using T = 2Ïâ (m/k)

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## Hooke's Law - Example 1

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Solving problems using the equation F[s] = -kx

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• Practice

## Springs Practice

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Practice Springs questions

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## Springs Quiz - PPB

Kinematics of a spring; explore the sine wave created by a bouncing mass.

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• Critical Thinking

## Springs Discussion Questions

A list of student-submitted discussion questions for Springs.

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• Simulation

## My Physics Lab - Physics Simulation

A large number of simulations involving springs, collisions, and conservation of energy are available at this site.

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## Masses & Springs

Shows how energy changes for springs of different stiffness, among other factors.

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• Simulation

## My Physics Lab - Physics Simulation

A large number of simulations involving springs, collisions, and conservation of energy are available at this site.

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• Study Guide

## Harmonic Motion Study Guide

This study guide reviews simple harmonic motion: restoring force, period, frequency, and damped/driven harmonic motion. It also looks at spring system and pendulum system.

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• Flashcards

## Springs Flashcards

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