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The Energy in SHM Calculator will calculate:

- Mechanical energy in a spring performing SHM
- Kinetic and potential energy of an oscillating spring in a given instant when performing SHM

The mechanical energy of an oscillating spring is J |

The kinetic energy of the object attached to the spring is J |

The potential energy of the object attached to the spring is J |

Mechanical energy of an oscillating spring calculation |
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ME = k × A^{2}/2ME = × ^{2}/2ME = × /2ME = /2ME = |

Kinetic and potential energy of an oscillating spring in a given instant when performing SHM calculation |

## Kinetic energy of the object attached to the springKE =m × × A × (sin2π/T × t)2π/T^{2}/2KE = × × / × (sin × /)^{2}/2KE = × × × (sin × )^{2}/2KE = × × × ( × )^{2}/2KE = × × × ()^{2}/2KE = × × × /2KE = /2KE = ## Potential energy of the object attached to the springPE =k × A × (cos × t)2π/T^{2}/2PE = × × (cos × /)^{2}/2PE = × × (cos × )^{2}/2PE = × × ( × )^{2}/2PE = × × ()^{2}/2PE = × × /2PE = /2PE = |

Input Values |

Amplitude of oscillation (A) m |

Period of oscillation (T) s |

Archimedes' constant (π) |

Time (t) s |

Mass of the oscillating object (m) kg |

Spring constant (k) N/m |

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Section 6: Centre of Mass and Linear Momentum

The following restrictions and limatations apply when using the Energy in SHM Calculator.

- Air resistance is not considered
- Oscillations are taken as standing (sustainable)
- The thread is non-stretchable
- The spring is taken as perfectly elastic

ME = *k × A*^{2}*/**2*

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