Purpose: To explore the effects of an external driving force on a simple linear oscillator, damped or undamped.
Prerequisites: The Spring Motion module and knowledge of the symbolic form of solutions of differential equations of the form
y" + ay' + by = f(t),
where f is a sine or cosine function.
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