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Demonstrating What Changes the Period of Simple Harmonic Motion

Period of simple harmonic motion is defined and demonstrated. Equations for period of mass-spring systems and pendulums are given. What changes the period is demonstrated.

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Content Times:
0:01 Defining period, T
0:47 Demonstrating period
2:50 Period equations
4:00 Does amplitude affect T?
4:35 Does g affect T for mass-spring system?
4:54 Does mass affect T for pendulum?
5:40 Increase mass in mass-spring system?
6:01 Increase k in mass-spring system?
6:24 Increase pendulum length?
6:50 Increase g for a pendulum?
7:26 Does A really not affect pendulum?

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