Lecture Topics

Lecture Video: Damped Free Oscillators
A more realistic physical system, a damped oscillator, is introduced in this lecture. Prof. Lee shows the mathematical solutions actually match the behavior of physical systems. He also does an inclass demo to compare damped and undamped oscillators.
Lecture Notes
Typed Notes for Lecture 2 (PDF)
Handwritten Notes for Lecture 2 (PDF  2MB)
Textbook Reading
Chapter 2: Forced Oscillation and Resonance (PDF  1.3MB)
Inclass Demonstrations
SEE IT IN THE LECTURE 

Oscillating Steel Ball on a Track, and Oscillating Steel Ball on a Track 
Physical Pendulum 
Damped and Undamped Masses on a Spring 
Driven Torsional Balance Oscillator 