# Ch 11: AP Physics C: Oscillations

### About This Chapter

This chapter discusses the essentials of oscillating motion, from springs to pendulums, to help boost your knowledge in physics. You can follow along in the lesson transcripts and check your understanding with the self-assessment quizzes.

## AP Physics C: Oscillations - Chapter Summary

In this AP Physics C preparation chapter, you will get an information dump on all things oscillatory. Our instructors are experts in the field of physics and guide you through the various oscillating motions with fun videos and tons of useful examples. As you work through these video lessons you will learn:

• What the definitions and formulae for velocity, force, and acceleration are
• How Hooke's Law describes the proportionate relationship between force and displacement in harmonic motion
• How kinetic and potential energy are calculated in simple harmonic motion
• Ways to calculate and describe displacement, velocity, and acceleration in simple harmonic motion
• Methods to work through equations describing the motion of spring-block oscillators
• How SHM solutions are expressed through sine/cosine
• What equations are used to solve motion and force in pendulums

7 Lessons in Chapter 11: AP Physics C: Oscillations
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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