Is the motion of a simple pendulum, a simple harmonic motion? It stops vibrating after sometime.
I am stuck on this homework problem. Any help would be appreciated, even if it's a push in the right direction. A ruler of mass m = 75g and L = 3.0 meters is placed so that it is exactly balanced ...
I would like to set up the equations of motion for a simple spring oscillator. Let's have a spring lying horizontally; we attach a small mass $m$ to the (massless) spring. The force of the spring ...