Hooke's Law and Simple Harmonic Motion 
Hooke's Law and Simple Harmonic Motion
by Prof. Lewin
Video Lecture 10 of 35
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Date Added: August 2, 2008

Lecture Description

In this video lecture, Prof. Walter Lewin begins his lecture covering topics like the restoring force of a spring (Hooke's Law) which leads to an equation of motion that is characteristic of a simple harmonic oscillator (SHO). Using the small angle approximation, a similar expression is reached for a pendulum.

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Course Description

8.01 is a first-semester freshman physics class in Newtonian Mechanics, Fluid Mechanics, and Kinetic Gas Theory. In addition to the basic concepts of Newtonian Mechanics, Fluid Mechanics, and Kinetic Gas Theory, a variety of interesting topics are covered in this course: Binary Stars, Neutron Stars, Black Holes, Resonance Phenomena, Musical Instruments, Stellar Collapse, Supernovae, Astronomical observations from very high flying balloons (lecture 35), and you will be allowed a peek into the intriguing Quantum World.


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banlue wrote 13 years ago.
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