Q 116

The differential equation for a damped oscillator is If the damping is not too large,the time constant for the motion of this oscillator is determined by the
A)spring constant k and the mass m of the system.
B)spring constant k and the damping coefficient b of the system.
C)mass m and the damping coefficient b of the system.
D)initial displacement of the system.
E)initial velocity of the system.

Q 118

Use the following to answer questions 125-127:
-The graph shows the displacement of an oscillator as a function of time.The oscillator that is critically damped is
A)1
B)2
C)3
D)4
E)1,2,3,and 4

Q 119

Use the following to answer questions 125-127:
-The graph shows the displacement of an oscillator as a function of time.The oscillator that is undamped is
A)1
B)2
C)3
D)4
E)1,2,3,and 4