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Demonstrating Position, Velocity, and Acceleration of a Mass-Spring System

A “live” demonstration of of collecting position, velocity, and acceleration of a vertical mass-spring system.

Want Lecture Notes? This is an AP Physics 1 topic.

Content Times:
0:30 The basic setup
1:24 The equations
2:15 Position vs. Time
3:20 Velocity vs. Time
3:58 Acceleration vs. Time
5:20 Determining Period
7:09 Determining Spring Constant
8:14 Best-fit sine curve

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Thank you to Youssef Nasr for transcribing the English subtitles of this video.

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