Period of Oscillation on the Moon?
A mass on a spring is hung vertically on the earth where it is observed to have a period of 4.70 s. The gravitational field on the moon is [ 1/6] of that on the earth. What is the period of this simple harmonic oscillator on the moon?
- oubaasLv 71 month agoFavourite answer
Te^2 = 4.70^2 = (2PI)^2/ge*L
on the moon
Tm^2 = (2PI)^2*6/ge*L
Tm/Te = √ 6
Tm = Te*√ 6 = 11.5 sec
- 1 month ago
The synodic period of the Moon (the period of the phases or the time from, say, full moon to full moon) exhibits oscillations about its mean value of 29.530 59 days which immediately suggest a ''beating'' between at least two frequencies.
- DylanLv 61 month ago
T = 2pi sqrt(L/g) = 4.7
2pi sqrt(L/(g/6)) = ???
- Anonymous1 month ago
When I moon people, I oscillate it back and forth at a fairly slow rate of about on oscillation per second so that everyone can get a good look.