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Sinusoidal Motion

There is one sort of periodic behaviour that is mathematically the simplest possible kind. This is the "sinusoidal" motion shown in Fig. 13.1(e), so called because one realization is the sine function,  $\sin(x)$. It is easiest to see this by means of a crude mechanical example.


Jess H. Brewer - Last modified: Sun Nov 15 13:34:20 PST 2015