A 1.0 kg block is attached to a spring with spring constant 16 N/m. While the block is sitting at rest, a student hits it with a hammer and almost instantaneously gives it a speed of 40 cm/s. What are a. The amplitude of the subsequent oscillations? b. The blocks speed at the point where x = 1 2 A?

Physics 213 // Week 1 Notes PSU Spring Term, 2017 Chapter 15 Notes _____ = Formula Questions to understand before doing homework: Q: What is oscillation A: Oscillation is the movement back and forth at a certain speed.(Think swinging) Q: What is frequency, f A: Frequency, f, of periodic, or oscillatory, motion is the...