Lecture Topics

Lecture Video: Periodic Oscillations, Harmonic Oscillators
In this lecture, Prof. Lee discusses the mathematical description of the periodic oscillation and simple harmonic oscillators. The first 5 minutes are devoted to course information.
Lecture Notes
Typed Notes for Lecture 1 (PDF)
Handwritten Notes for Lecture 1 (PDF  2.2MB)
Textbook Reading
Chapter 1: Harmonic Oscillation (PDF  1.4MB)
Problem Set
Problem Solving Help Video*
Simple Harmonic Motion and Introduction to Problem Solving
Inclass Demonstrations
SEE IT IN THE LECTURE 

Air Cart Between Springs 
Mass on a Spring 
Two Pendulums with Different Amplitudes 
* Note: This Problem Solving Help video was originally produced as part of a physics course that is no longer available on OCW.