Definition of Hooke's law describing restoring force applied by a spring; spring constant of a coil spring; springs in parallel and series.
8.01 Physics I, Fall 2003
Prof. Stanley Kowalski
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Stretching of a spring due to hanging masses.
8.01T Physics I, Fall 2004
Dr. Peter Dourmashkin, Prof. J. David Litster, Prof. David Pritchard, Prof. Bernd Surrow
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8.01 Physics I, Fall 2003
Prof. Stanley Kowalski
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Definition and properties of simple harmonic motion; mass-spring systems; energy in simple harmonic motions, with examples.
Definition and properties of simple harmonic motion; mass-spring systems; energy in simple harmonic motions, with examples; table of equations for simple harmonic motion.
Modeling the motion of a block-spring system using Newton's second law and conservation of mechanical energy.
8.01T Physics I, Fall 2004
Dr. Peter Dourmashkin, Prof. J. David Litster, Prof. David Pritchard, Prof. Bernd Surrow
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Harmonic oscillator experiment setup and procedure.
8.01T Physics I, Fall 2004
Dr. Peter Dourmashkin, Prof. J. David Litster, Prof. David Pritchard, Prof. Bernd Surrow
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Momentum and kinetic energy of a baseball bat; simple harmonic motion of two mass-spring systems.
8.01L Physics I: Classical Mechanics, Fall 2005
Dr. George Stephans
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Period, acceleration, and amplitude of harmonic motion of mass-spring systems.
8.01L Physics I: Classical Mechanics, Fall 2005
Dr. George Stephans
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Velocity of a mass in an oscillating mass-spring system.
8.01T Physics I, Fall 2004
Dr. Peter Dourmashkin, Prof. J. David Litster, Prof. David Pritchard, Prof. Bernd Surrow
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Concept questions about elastic and inelastic collisions between two or more bodies; some questions involve mass-spring systems.
8.01T Physics I, Fall 2004
Dr. Peter Dourmashkin, Prof. J. David Litster, Prof. David Pritchard, Prof. Bernd Surrow
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Finding the spring constant of a spring; finding the radius of an object in uniform circular motion.
8.01T Physics I, Fall 2004
Dr. Peter Dourmashkin, Prof. J. David Litster, Prof. David Pritchard, Prof. Bernd Surrow
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Fitting data from Experiment 4.
8.01T Physics I, Fall 2004
Dr. Peter Dourmashkin, Prof. J. David Litster, Prof. David Pritchard, Prof. Bernd Surrow
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Oscillation of a mass on a spring.
8.01T Physics I, Fall 2004
Dr. Peter Dourmashkin, Prof. J. David Litster, Prof. David Pritchard, Prof. Bernd Surrow
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Motion of an oscillating mass on a spring, before and after colliding with a lump of putty.
8.01T Physics I, Fall 2004
Dr. Peter Dourmashkin, Prof. J. David Litster, Prof. David Pritchard, Prof. Bernd Surrow
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Motion of a mass oscillating on a spring.
8.01L Physics I: Classical Mechanics, Fall 2005
Dr. George Stephans
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Oscillation of a cart connected to a spring on an inclined plane.
8.01T Physics I, Fall 2004
Dr. Peter Dourmashkin, Prof. J. David Litster, Prof. David Pritchard, Prof. Bernd Surrow
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Finding the spring constant of a spring from the maximum height of a ball shot by the spring.
8.01L Physics I: Classical Mechanics, Fall 2005
Dr. George Stephans
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Inelastic collision of a clay ball with a block connected to a spring.
8.01L Physics I: Classical Mechanics, Fall 2005
Dr. George Stephans
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Motion of two masses, each connected to a different spring.
8.01L Physics I: Classical Mechanics, Fall 2005
Dr. George Stephans
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Harmonic motion of a mass connected to a spring.
8.01L Physics I: Classical Mechanics, Fall 2005
Dr. George Stephans
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Finding ω, T, f for nut revolving around axis on end of a rubber band.
8.01X Physics I: Classical Mechanics with an Experimental Focus, Fall 2002
Dr. Peter Dourmashkin, Prof. Kate Scholberg
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4-part problem; finding compression necessary to launch pen into orbit; speed and radius in orbit.
8.01X Physics I: Classical Mechanics with an Experimental Focus, Fall 2002
Dr. Peter Dourmashkin, Prof. Kate Scholberg
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For inelastic collision, finding initial and final velocities and pendulum attributes.
8.01X Physics I: Classical Mechanics with an Experimental Focus, Fall 2002
Dr. Peter Dourmashkin, Prof. Kate Scholberg
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Inelastic collision involving an oscillating mass attached to a spring.
8.01T Physics I, Fall 2004
Dr. Peter Dourmashkin, Prof. J. David Litster, Prof. David Pritchard, Prof. Bernd Surrow
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