Wd-3 Forced Harmonic Motion (2)
Published: Wednesday 15 March 2006 - Updated: Wednesday 30 March 2011
To demonstrate large amplitude oscillations of a body at resonance.
Mass on a spring
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Forced Harmonic Motion
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.