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Physics for Scientists and Engineers: A Strategic Approach with Modern Physics
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An object in SHM oscillates with a period of and an amplitude of . How long does the object take to move from to ?

To move from to , the total time taken is .

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Step by Step Solution

Step 1 : Given Information 

Time period, .

The amplitude, .

Step 2 :Formula used 

Equation of the simple harmonic motion is .

Where, at time , is the position, is the amplitude and is the angular frequency.

Step 3 : Calculation 

Substitute the values to obtain .

Step 4 : Final Answer 

To move from to , the total time taken is .

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