Oscillations and Waves-Periodic Functions (KVPY Stream SB-SX (Class 12 & 1st Year B.Sc.) Physics): Questions 1 - 3 of 4

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Question number: 1

» Oscillations and Waves » Periodic Functions

Appeared in Year: 2010

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Two masses m1 and m2 connected by a spring of spring constant k rest on a frictionless surface. If the masses are pulled apart and let go, the time period of oscillation is –

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

T=2π1k(m1m2m1+m2)

b.

T=2πk(m1+m2m1m2)

c.

T=2πm2k

d.

T=2πm1k

Question number: 2

» Oscillations and Waves » Periodic Functions

Appeared in Year: 2010

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Question

A particle of mass m undergoes oscillations about x = 0 in a potential given by V(x)=12kx2V0cos(xa) , where V0, k, a are constants. If the amplitude of oscillation is much smaller than a, the time period is given by,

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

2πmk

b.

2πma2ka2V0

c.

2πma2ka2+V0

d.

2πma2V0

Question number: 3

» Oscillations and Waves » Periodic Functions

Appeared in Year: 2013

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Question

A ball is rolling without slipping in a spherical shallow bowl (radius R) as shown in the figure and is executing simple harmonic motion. If the radius of the ball is doubled, the period of oscillation,

 A ball is rolling without slipping in a spherical shallow bowl

a Ball Is Rolling Without Slipping in a Spherical Shallow Bowl

In figure a ball is rolling without slipping in a spherical shallow bowl is shown.

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Decreases slightly

b.

Is increased by a factor of 2

c.

Increases slightly

d.

Is reduced by a factor of 12

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