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A block of mass M executes S.H.M. with amplitude A. When it passes through the mean postion, a lump of putty of mass m is dropped on it. Find the new amplitude.

A block of mass M executes S.H.M. with amplitude A. When it passes through the mean postion, a lump of putty of mass m is dropped on it. Find the new amplitude.

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Chetan Mandayam Nayakar
312 Points
10 years ago

let v=speed at mean position without putty. With putty speed=u=Mv/(m+M)

amplitude=A(u/v)2

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