Q. 33

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Book edition
4th

Author(s)
Randall D. Knight

Pages
1240 pages

ISBN
9780133942651

The amplitude of an oscillator decreases to 36.8% of its initial value in 10.0 s. What is the value of the time constant?

The Time Constant is 5.0

The **amplitude** for **damped harmonic** motion is as follows

where

t is the **time**.

is the **time constant**.

X is the **instantaneous value** of **amplitude**.

is the **initial value** of **amplitude**.

Substituting the values

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