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Subject: Re: Mass vs. Coil
From: Mark Robinson mark.robinson@...............
Date: Thu, 19 Jul 2007 10:19:23 +1200
Jerry Payton wrote:
> If I understand what I have read in my books (questionable), the size
> and weight of a mass has nothing to do with the period.
I suggest you perform a simple experiment:
Take a spring, perhaps the spatula for the kitchen.
Clamp the handle to the edge of a table with your hand and give the blade a twang.
Note the frequency.
Now add some mass to the end. Perhaps some blu-tack and coins.
Twang again and note the frequency.
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