I am developing a mathematical model of a mechanical device consisting basically of coupled harmonic oscillators. It turns out that the system mass matrix is asymmetric. I seem to read somewhere that ...
Walter Lewin's best performance was the pendulum demonstration, and I copy the transcript now: Would the period come out to be the same or not? [students respond] Some of you think it's ...
I'm trying to determine the viscous dampening coefficient of a spring $c$. Read about it on Wikipedia here. The two equations which I have are: $f=-cv$ and $ma+cv = -kx$ I know the spring constant ...