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.
%0 Electronic Source %A Duffy, Andrew %D March 28, 2008 %T Boston University Physics Applets: Dissecting the SHM Equation %V 2016 %N 4 May 2016 %8 March 28, 2008 %9 application/java %U http://physics.bu.edu/~duffy/semester1/c18_dissecting.html
Disclaimer: ComPADRE offers citation styles as a guide only. We cannot offer interpretations about citations as this is an automated procedure. Please refer to the style manuals in the Citation Source Information area for clarifications.
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.