Two identical, springs each of spring factor K, may be connected in the following different ways..

Deduce the spring factor for oscillations of the body P of mass m in each case.

Asked by Topperlearning User | 18th May, 2015, 04:32: PM

Expert Answer:

(a) Let the mass of the body P be m. Suppose an extension x is produced in the spring when a force mg is applied to it. The equilibrium position is given by:

F = mg = kx                                        ......(i)

The time period in this case is given by,

Answered by  | 18th May, 2015, 06:32: PM