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Simple Harmonic Motion II

Simple Harmonic Motion II

This applet shows number of particles in SHM. All the particles have same amplitude, same frequency but are at different positions at any given moment. The term which would deal with this difference effectively is phase. Each of the particles in SHM can be associated with a particle on the circle and phase is just the angular position of the particle on the circle which represents the given SHM.... Show More


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Shirley Sung
Shirley Sung (Student)
22 years ago
I spent a few minutes with this applet. It provided a nice visualization of the
phases of particles--helpful.
John Walkup
John Walkup (Staff)
22 years ago
Applet effectively demonstrates the concept of phase. Ran smoothly and graphics are nice.