This plots position (vertical) as a function of time (horizontal) for an object subject to a Hooke's Law restoring force.
Suppose that the object is also subject to a force that always acts opposite the ..

An object is subject to independent restoring forces along the x- and y-axes. It's like being pulled on by springs along both axes simultaneously. Do the following.
a. Change one input in order to make ..

A pendulum is released from rest and oscillates in a vertical plane. The angle of release, mass of the bob, gravitational field, and length of the string can be adjusted. At large angles, the applet ..

A ball is attached to a horizontal spring (not shown) which causes the ball to oscillate about the origin. Run the animation until it stops. Click on Show graph.
Which graph represents position vs. time? ..

A ball is attached to a horizontal spring (not shown) which causes the ball to oscillate about the origin. Run the animation. Note that values of time, position, velocity, and acceleration appear above the play ..

1. Two objects of equal mass oscillate independently in SHM about the origin. Find ratios of each of the following (blue/red):
a. amplitude
b. period
c. spring constant
d. total energy
2. The two objects are ..

Run the applet to display a position vs. time graph of an object in simple harmonic motion. By entering a value of phase other than 0, a second graph will appear shifted in phase by the ..

The red and blue objects have the same mass and oscillate in SHM with the same period and amplitude. The only thing different is the phase. Change the phase of the blue object so that ..

The red and blue objects have the same mass and oscillate in SHM with the same period and amplitude. The only thing different is the phase. Determine what the phase of the blue object must ..

The red and blue objects have the same mass and oscillate in SHM with the same period and amplitude. The only thing different is the phase. Determine what the phase of the blue object must ..

Two objects of equal mass oscillate independently in SHM about the origin. The two objects are initially in phase.
Let b = the minimum number of cycles the blue object object must execute for the objects ..

Two objects of equal mass oscillate independently in SHM about the origin. The two objects are initially in phase.
Let b = the minimum number of cycles the blue object object must execute for the objects ..

The black square shows an object in 1-dimensional simple harmonic motion along the x-axis. Each of the circular colored markers represents one of the following plots for the object's motion.
a. x-axis: position y-axis: velocity
..

A platform (black) of mass 0.0500 kg is suspended from a fixed support by a rubber band that obeys Hooke's Law. Standard masses can be added to the platform in increments of 0.0500 kg. When the red ..