Hooke's Law
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
Course Material Related to This Topic:
 Complete practice problem 2
 Check solution to practice problem 2
Oscillatory Motion

8.01 Physics I, Fall 2003
Prof. Stanley Kowalski
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Definition and properties of simple harmonic motion; massspring systems; energy in simple harmonic motions, with examples.
Definition and properties of simple harmonic motion; massspring systems; energy in simple harmonic motions, with examples; table of equations for simple harmonic motion.
Mechanical Energy Problem Solving
Modeling the motion of a blockspring 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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Experiment 6
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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Simple Harmonic Motion
Momentum and kinetic energy of a baseball bat; simple harmonic motion of two massspring systems.

8.01L Physics I: Classical Mechanics, Fall 2005
Dr. George Stephans
Course Material Related to This Topic:
 Complete practice problem 1
MassSpring Oscillation
Period, acceleration, and amplitude of harmonic motion of massspring systems.

8.01L Physics I: Classical Mechanics, Fall 2005
Dr. George Stephans
Course Material Related to This Topic:
 Complete practice problem 1–3
Oscillating MassSpring
Velocity of a mass in an oscillating massspring system.

8.01T Physics I, Fall 2004
Dr. Peter Dourmashkin, Prof. J. David Litster, Prof. David Pritchard, Prof. Bernd Surrow
Course Material Related to This Topic:
 Complete practice problem 3
Collisions
Concept questions about elastic and inelastic collisions between two or more bodies; some questions involve massspring systems.

8.01T Physics I, Fall 2004
Dr. Peter Dourmashkin, Prof. J. David Litster, Prof. David Pritchard, Prof. Bernd Surrow
Course Material Related to This Topic:
 Complete practice problem 4–21
Experiment 4 PreLab
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
Course Material Related to This Topic:
 Complete practice problem 5
 Check solution to practice problem 5
Experiment 4 Analysis
Fitting data from Experiment 4.

8.01T Physics I, Fall 2004
Dr. Peter Dourmashkin, Prof. J. David Litster, Prof. David Pritchard, Prof. Bernd Surrow
Course Material Related to This Topic:
 Complete practice problem 4
 Check solution to practice problem 4
SpringMass Harmonic Oscillator
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
Course Material Related to This Topic:
 Complete practice problem 4
 Check solution to practice problem 4
Inelastic Collision with an Oscillating Mass
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
Course Material Related to This Topic:
 Complete practice problem 4
 Check solution to practice problem 4
Mass on a Spring
Motion of a mass oscillating on a spring.

8.01L Physics I: Classical Mechanics, Fall 2005
Dr. George Stephans
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 Complete exam problem 2
 Check solution to exam problem 2
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
Course Material Related to This Topic:
 Complete exam problem 4
 Check solution to exam problem 4
SpringLaunched Ball
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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 Complete exam problem 7
 Check solution to exam problem 7
Collision with Mass on a Spring
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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 Complete exam problem 10
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Spring Compression
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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 Complete exam problem 12a
 Check solution to exam problem 12a
Oscillating Mass on a Spring
Harmonic motion of a mass connected to a spring.

8.01L Physics I: Classical Mechanics, Fall 2005
Dr. George Stephans
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 Complete exam problem 14
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Experimental Centripetal Force
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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 Complete exam problem 4A
 Check solution to exam problem 4A
Marooned on an Asteroid
4part 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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 Complete exam problem 3
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Inelastic Collision with a Spring
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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 Complete exam problem 6
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Block and Spring
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
Course Material Related to This Topic:
 Complete exam problem 1c
 Check solution to exam problem 1c