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GUIDES  
1  Simple
Harmonic Motion Examples Definitions of quantities, explanations of equations, and worked out example problems. 
2  Hooke's
Law Hooke's Law seems simple. Why is it so and what are the limits of its application? 
3  Simple
Harmonic Motion What kinds of bodies undergo SHM? What are the characteristics of SHM? 
4  Superposition and
Interference What happens when two waves get to the same place at the same time? The 1D case is studied. 
5  Harmonics Fundamentals, overtones, harmonics: it's all here in graphic detail. 
6  Advanced Waves Examples Definitions of quantities, explanations of equations, and worked out example problems. 
JOBS  
1  Elastic
Potential Energy Springboard
 Answers  Presentation (Zipped
QuickTime) Classroom discussion exercise to determine the relationship between force constant, stretch, and elastic potential energy. 
2  Lethal
EPE
Weapons  Answers Homework exercises in elastic potential energy. 
3  Mysteries of the
Jiggler  Answers Keep track of position, velocity, force, acceleration, momentum, and mechanical energy of a body in SHM. 
4  Swing
Shift  Answers More of the Jiggler! 
5  SHM Kinematics Graphs
 Answers Chart position, velocity, and acceleration of a body in SHM 
LABS  
1  Hooke's
Law A nice investigation of Hooke's law; not quite as cookiecutter as textbook labs. 
2 
Kinematics in the Spring Track the position of a simple harmonic oscillator and analyze the motion. 
3 
Spring Circuits Springs in series and parallel: how do you determine the "equivalent spring constant"? 
4 
Fork
It
Over Determine the speed of sound with a tuning fork, some water, and a pair of plastic tubes. 
DEMOS  
1  More Adventures with the
Wave Machine Dr. Shive's wave machine rides again, this time to investigate 1D refraction and standing waves. 
DISCONTINUED 

What's the Frequency,
Kenneth?  Answers Determine the resonant frequency of a stretched cord. 
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