Spring-Block Oscillator: Vertical Motion, Frequency & Mass


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What is simple harmonic motion?

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1. Which of the following is NOT an example of simple harmonic motion?

2. What is the spring constant?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Further your understanding of topics like simple harmonic motion, the spring constant, time period, and frequency of oscillation.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

We'll target concepts such as:

  • The definition of simple harmonic motion
  • Examples of simple harmonic motion
  • The definition of the spring constant
  • What results from doubling the mass of the block attached to a spring-block oscillator
  • The calculation of the time period and frequency of the oscillation

Skills Practiced

  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as spring constant and simple harmonic motion
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the relationship between the block attached to a spring-block oscillator and the frequency of oscillation
  • Lesson comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related spring-block oscillator lesson

Additional Learning

The lesson, Spring-Block Oscillator: Vertical Motion, Frequency & Mass, will help you along by providing more information on subjects such as:

  • Simple harmonic motion's equations
  • How to measure frequency
  • What frequency tells us
  • What the spring constant tells us