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What happens to energy in a SHM system if you double the amplitude?



A. It halves
B. It stays the same
C. It doubles
D. It is multiplied by 4
E. Don t know

This question is part of 4.2 Energy Changes in SHM
Asked by Gboulton, Last updated: Aug 23, 2018

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gboulton

Gboulton

Answered on Aug 14, 2018

It is multiplied by 4

Energy = 1/2 m w(sqrd) x(sqrd) so doubling the amplitude, is double squared the energy - i.e. x4
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