Episode 302: Simple Harmonic Motion Getting Mathematical

Produced by the Institute of Physics, this learning episode assists students to use a mathematical approach to simple harmonic motion, starting from its physical basis and the forces involved.

In the activities, students look at:
* restoring forces in simple harmonic motion (SHM)
* graphical representations of SHM
* equations of SHM
* linking SHM to circular motion
* making a computer model of SHM

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