$x''+\gamma x'+w_0^2x=0$ That is the general equation for damped harmonic motion. What is the term or name that describes $\gamma$? Is it called the damping constant? I know its the ration between ...
If you consider the damping force is friction like in: then the force should be $$F=\mu N$$ where $\mu$ is the coefficient of kinetic friction. Why then is the damping force assumed to be linearly ...
Hyperbolic, parabolic, elliptical PDE related to under-, critical- and overdamped in harmonic osciallation
A damped harmonic oscillator has three cases for the damping: underdamped, critically damped and overdamped. With partial differential equations, I know the hyperbolic wave equation, the parabolic ...
Is the motion of a simple pendulum, a simple harmonic motion? It stops vibrating after sometime.
I'm going to conduct an investigation into the dampening of a spring. Essentially, what specific factors could be investigated? Currently I'm planning to investigate the effect of changing the mass ...