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Oscillations

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Question Answer
Simple harmonic motionAn oscillation in which the acceleration of an object is directly proportional to its displacement from the midpoint
Free vibrationsNo transfer of energy to or from the surroundings
Forced VibrationsThere is an external driving force
ResonanceOccurs when driving frequency=natural frequency
DampingWhen energy is lost to the surroundings
Critical dampingReduces amplitude in the shortest possible time
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