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» Oscillations and Waves » Simple Harmonic Motion » Energy

Appeared in Year: 2014



Consider two identical masses attached to identical spring as shown in figure. They can be set in motion in two different ways as follows:

Here, and denoted the displacements from the unstretched positions. Then the potential energy stored in the system is

Figure of System of 3 springs and 2 masses

Figure of System of 3 Springs and 2 Masses

In figure system of 3 spring and 2 masses is shown


Choice (4) Response


Smaller for than at


Larger for than at


Equal for than at


Larger for than at

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