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# Explain why a larger value for mass results in slower oscillations for a mass/spring oscillator? In detail.?

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- oubaasLv 76 months ago
T ≡ √x

x being the spring deflection equal to the ratio m*g/k

since g and k are constant , then T ≡ √m

higher T means slower oscillation

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- alexLv 76 months ago
angular velocity

w = √(k/m) , k=stiffness constant , m=mass

---> if larger value for mass then smaller value of w

hence slower oscillations

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