A mass-spring system is in SHM in the horizontal direction. If the mass is 0.25 kg, the spring...

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A mass-spring system is in SHM in the horizontal direction. If the mass is 0.25 kg, the spring constant is 12 N/m, and the amplitude is 15 cm, (a) what is the maximum speed of the mass, and (b) where does this occur?

(c) What is the speed at a half-amplitude position?

Spring:

In physics, Spring generally used to store energy and release it to do work. Spring often used to perform several tasks. When the force applied to it, it changes its shape and absorbs energy.

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Given data

  • The mass of the spring is: {eq}m=0.25\;\mathrm{kg} {/eq}
  • The spring constant is: {eq}K=12\;\mathrm{N/m} {/eq}
  • The amplitude of the...

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