Okay, so we know that the total energy of an oscillator is proportional to amplitude squared
Let's say the amplitude of this oscillator decreases by 5% in one cycle. Does this mean that the energy decreases by sqrt(5)% in one cycle?
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- Thread Starter
- 24-01-2010 22:05
- 24-01-2010 22:25
if the amplitude is 0.95 of what it was then the energy will be (0.95)^2 of what it was, i.e. 0.9025 times or 90.25%