Wd-3 Forced Harmonic Motion (2)

Aim

To demonstrate large amplitude oscillations of a body at resonance.

Apparatus

  • Mass on a spring

Forced Harmonic Motion 2 Forced Harmonic Motion 2 Diagram

Force Harmonic Motion Apparatus and Diagram.

Description

A simple mass on a spring is driven via hand crank. When the driving frequency approaches the resonant frequency of the mass and spring the amplitude of oscillation increases significantly.

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