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Oscillation of Cart and Spring

For a spring and cart system, the effect on the period is investigated when changing the spring constant, amplitude of the oscillation, and the mass of the cart.

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42_Osillation_of_Cart_and_Spring.cap 689.40 KB
42_Osillation_of_Cart_and_Spring_w_Data.cap 883.69 KB
42_Oscillation_of_Cart_and_Spring.docx 2.22 MB
42_Cart_Masses.jpg 73.48 KB
42_Cart_and_Spring.jpg 83.79 KB
42_Compact_Cart_Masses.jpg 60.90 KB
42_Force_String.jpg 120.32 KB
42_Oscillation_of_Cart_and_Spring.jpg 185.64 KB
42_Oscillations_Force.jpg 140.33 KB
42_Period_Equation.JPG 19.36 KB
42_Short_Springs.jpg 59.62 KB
42_Spring_and_Endstop.jpg 68.54 KB
42_Timer_Setup.JPG 63.92 KB
42_Spring_String.jpg 96.55 KB
42_Oscillation_of_Cart_and_Spring.pdf 322.33 KB
Source: Lab #42

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Oscillation of Cart and Spring