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written by Andrew Duffy
This web page is an interactive physics animation relating to simple harmonic oscillation.  Two spring oscillators are displayed with a choice of three views: different amplitudes, different frequencies, or different phases.  The user can observe changes in the graphs as a function of each.  Included is an analysis of the SHM general equation based upon the graphs displayed.  This item is part of a collection of similar simulation-based activities for students of introductory physics.
Subjects Levels Resource Types
Oscillations & Waves
- Oscillations
= Simple Harmonic Motion
- Lower Undergraduate
- High School
- Instructional Material
= Activity
= Tutorial
- Audio/Visual
= Movie/Animation
Intended Users Formats Ratings
- Learners
- application/java
- text/html
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© 2002 Andrew Duffy, Boston University
Keywords:
SHM equation, SHM graph, animation, oscillator, simple harmonic oscillator, spring
Record Cloner:
Metadata instance created April 14, 2008 by Christopher Allen
Record Updated:
April 16, 2008 by Caroline Hall
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March 28, 2008
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A. Duffy, (2002), WWW Document, (http://physics.bu.edu/~duffy/semester1/c18_dissecting.html).
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A. Duffy, Boston University Physics Applets: Dissecting the SHM Equation, (2002), <http://physics.bu.edu/~duffy/semester1/c18_dissecting.html>.
APA Format
Duffy, A. (2008, March 28). Boston University Physics Applets: Dissecting the SHM Equation. Retrieved December 21, 2014, from http://physics.bu.edu/~duffy/semester1/c18_dissecting.html
Chicago Format
Duffy, Andrew. Boston University Physics Applets: Dissecting the SHM Equation. March 28, 2008. http://physics.bu.edu/~duffy/semester1/c18_dissecting.html (accessed 21 December 2014).
MLA Format
Duffy, Andrew. Boston University Physics Applets: Dissecting the SHM Equation. 2002. 28 Mar. 2008. 21 Dec. 2014 <http://physics.bu.edu/~duffy/semester1/c18_dissecting.html>.
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Is Part Of First Semester Introductory Physics Simulations

This is the full index of interactive Java simulations by the same author on Classical Mechanics.  This particular collection is devoted to topics typically covered in a first semester introductory physics class.

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