8.4 Damped Oscillations

How to make an oscillation lose energy?

Do you know the difference between light, heavy and critical damping?

For the original 🍏, click here

Here is a stack of slides for you to study in more detail how an oscillation is affected by increasing damping. Best viewed by downloading this pdf and viewing it in “fit to page” mode.

Finally, a real-life demonstration of an oscillation under different amounts of damping. Enjoy!

explanation at xmdemo

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