Show that motion of cylinder floating in the liquid is simple harmonic motion and find the time period of oscillations.
Asked by Topperlearning User | 4th Jun, 2014, 01:23: PM
Consider a cylinder of length L and density floating in a liquid of density . Let A be the area of cross-section of cylinder and cylinder floats up to depth 'h' in the liquid.
According to the law of floatation,
Weight of body = Weight of liquid displaced
Answered by | 4th Jun, 2014, 03:23: PM
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