# Simple Harmonic Motion - Springs

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Simple Harmonic Motion - Springs### Questions

- What is the period of oscillation of a mass of 40 kg on a spring with constant k = 10 N/m?
- If the period of an oscillatory motion is 2.4 seconds, what is the angular speed in rad/s and in degrees/s?
- The elastic constant of a spring holding an object in equilibrium is 600 N/m. How can I find the extension of the spring with respect to its initial length if the object has a mass of 480 g?
- For the mass on the spring, how is the period of the harmonic motion related to the spring constant, k?
- Why does simple harmonic motion occur?
- What causes simple harmonic motion?
- What types of systems/objects exhibit simple harmonic motion?
- A short spring with a spring constant of 1000 N/m is compressed by 0.1 m. How high above the starting point will a 0.2 kg mass rise if fired vertically by this spring?
- How is simple harmonic motion related to Hooke law?
- How does a compressed spring can do work?
- How does mass affect simple harmonic motion?
- How does friction affect simple harmonic motion?
- What are some examples of simple harmonic motion?
- Does potential energy have a maximum value when the mass is at rest?
- What are the characteristics of the simple harmonic motion on a spring?
- Explain how a simple spring is an example of simple harmonic motion?
- What are some common mistakes students make with simple harmonic motion?
- What is simple harmonic motion?
- A simple harmonic oscillator consists of a block of mass 4.10 kg attached to a spring of spring constant 300 N/m. When t = 1.80 s, the position and velocity of the block are x = 0.188 m and v = 4.150 m/s. What is the amplitude of the oscillations?
- How do you find what the mass on the spring is if you know the period and force constant of the harmonic oscillator?
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- A spring is compressed 0.2m by a force of 10 N and 0.4m by a force of 20 N. What is its spring coefficient?
- A spring with a constant of #4 (kg)/s^2# is lying on the ground with one end attached to a wall. An object with a mass of #2 kg# and speed of #3 m/s# collides with and compresses the spring until it stops moving. How much will the spring compress?
- When we hang on the spring a weight mass 3 kg( 6.6 lbs), its length is 83.9 cm (33.03 in). And with weight of mass 9 kg(19.8 lbs), springs length is 142.7 cm(56.18 in). What is the springs constant? At the same spring flickers weight of 5 kg(11.2 lbs.) ?
- Two springs have different spring constants. How could you identify the spring with the greater spring constant value?
- When is the restoring force of a spring equal to zero?
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- What is the spring constant in parallel connection and series connection?
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- An object of mass #0.60# #kg# stretches a particular spring by #0.06# #m#, and a particular wooden block extends the same spring by #0.10# #m#. What is the mass of the wooden block? What is its weight?
- A 0.020-kg bullet traveling at a speed of 300 m/s embeds in a 1.0-kg wooden block resting on a horizontal surface. The block slides horizontally 4.0 m on a surface before stopping. What is the coefficient of friction between the block and the surface?
- Block of mass m has ini. velo. u having drxn +x axis.the blk stops after covering dist. S causing similar ext. in the spring of spring const. K holding. if #mu# is the k.friction btwn the blck and surface on which it was moving,the distance S is given by?
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- A 4.00 ✕ 105 kg subway train is brought to a stop from a speed of 0.500 m/s in 0.600 m by a large spring bumper at the end of its track. What is the force constant k of the spring (in N/m)?
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- A spring is hung vertically. It is loaded with 50 g mass and allowed to oscillate. Calculate the frequency of oscillation when the spring is loaded with 150 g which exceeds 100m?
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- What equation am I supposed to use?