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Exercise: Worksheet on Resonance

1. Compare the oscillator's energies at A, B, C, and D.

2. Compare the Q values of the two oscillators.

3. Match the x-t graphs in #2 with the amplitude-frequency graphs below.

Last Update: 2009-06-21