Pueblo Community College
This animation explains harmonic motion damping and shows how an applied force can decrease a simple harmonic motion.
See also: Amplitude (wave motion); Damping; Harmonic motion; Harmonic oscillator; Periodic motion
Amplitude (wave motion) The maximum magnitude (value without regard to…
Damping A term broadly used to denote either the…
Harmonic motion A periodic motion that is a sinusoidal function…
Harmonic oscillator Any physical system that is bound to a position…
Periodic motion Any motion that repeats itself identically at…
How Do Airbags Work?
Damping and Shock Absorption
Berthoud, Ferdinand (1727–1807)
Newton, Isaac (1642–1727)
Huygens, Christiaan (1629–1695)
Morley, Edward Williams (1838–1923)