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Simple Harmonic Motion - Magnitude

The period of oscillation of a spring-and-mass system is 0.50 seconds and the amplitude is 5.0cm. What is the magnitude of the acceleration at the point of maximum extension of the spring?

Calculating time to return to starting point

A particle of mass m, initially at rest, moves in a circular path of radius r. The resultant force acting on the particle has a tangential component given by F = Kt. Express the time required for the particle to return to its starting point in terms of r, K, and m. I'm so confused on this one. So, there is an angular accelera

Magnitude of string tension

Hi. Can someone show me how to do the the following problem? "A mass M of 2.71 kg is attached to the end of a string whose length is 0.640 m, and is whirled in a vertical circle in the same radius about a fixed point. Find the magnitude of the tension when the mass is at the top if its speed at the top is 5.73 m/s." (I don

Simple Harmonic Motion is featured.

Point P is moving in a circle at constant speed. On a diameter on the x axis, point Q moves in such a way that the x coordinates of both P and Q remain the same. SEE ATTACHMENT #1 for a diagram and explanation of parameters. PART a. First with parameters then with numbers, express x as a function of time. PART b. Since th

Working with vertical circular motion.

A fighter pilot dives his plane toward the ground at 230 m/s. He pulls out of the dive on a vertical circle. What is the minimum radius of the circle, so that the normal force exerted on the pilot by his seat never exceeds three times his weight?