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Simple Harmonic Motion Tutorial

This tutorial is designed for students enrolled in an algebra based college physics course and can be used as an introduction, supplemental study or review of the material relating to simple harmonic motion.

The lesson can be viewed sequentially or entered at any section in the following outline:

I. Properties of Simple Harmonic Motion (SHM)

a. Applications of Simple Harmonic Motion

II. Relationships of Simple Harmonic Motion

III. Graph of Simple Harmonic Motion

a. Relationships o Simple Harmonic shown Graphically

b. Relation of Simple Harmonic Motion to Circular Motion

IV. Equations of Simple Harmonic Motion Mass on a Spring

V. Simple Pendulum - Mass on a String

a. Graph showing the Motion of a Simple Pendulum

b. Equations of a Simple pendulum

VI. Assessment - SHM Quiz