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Chapter 11 vocab 8-3

TermDefinition
Pendulum a body so suspended from a fixed point as to move to and fro by the action of gravity and acquired momentum.
Cycle any complete round or series of occurrences that repeats or is repeated.
Frequency the number of times that a periodic function or vibration repeats itself in a specified time, often 1 second. It is usually measured in hertz ν, f
Amplitude the maximum variation from the zero or mean value of a periodically varying quantity
Period a rather large interval of time that is meaningful in the life of a person, in history, etc., because of its particular characteristics:
Oscillator Electronics. a circuit that produces an alternating output current of a certain frequency determined by the characteristics of the circuit components.
Damping a decreasing of the amplitude of an electrical or mechanical wave.
Linear motion motion along a straight line, and can therefore be described mathematically using only one spatial dimension.
Harmonic motion oscillatory motion under a retarding force proportional to the amount of displacement from an equilibrium position.
Hertz the SI unit of frequency, equal to one cycle per second.
Phase a distinct period or stage in a process of change or forming part of something's development.
Created by: Kameron McDaniel