Mass on a Spring: Simple Harmonic Oscillator

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This Demonstration lets you vary the mass and spring constant for a mass hanging on a spring. The physical motion is shown, along with the graphs of displacement, velocity, and acceleration versus time.

Contributed by: George Lejnine and Aaron Noble (June 2010)
Based on a program by: Kenny F. Stephens II
Modified by: George Lejnine
Suggested by: Aaron Noble
Open content licensed under CC BY-NC-SA


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