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  • adj. Insufficiently damped


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  • When you flip the DC power switch on an underdamped harmonic oscillator you get damped cycles which fade away.

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  • More typically, a population without significant predation or diseases, at first, that is, in a new habitat, undergoes growth and decline cycles, rather like an underdamped harmonic oscillator.

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  • And what does it mean in terms of where parameters move things from underdamped through the continuum to overdamped?

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  • You can adjust the DAC amplifier for overdamped, underdamped, and optimum responses.

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  • But I am worried that they may end up underdamped.


  • I need circuit design of CC Amplifier? in control systems what was the necessity to select underdamped system among the remainin three types? en Español

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  • Sadly for scientistic descriptions of the economy, markets, whether "highly leveraged" or not, are not underdamped harmonic oscillators, nor are they '72 Gran Torinos with bad suspensions.

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  • Well marked, with amply sized, very legible, white-on-black focusing and zoom scales, the lens has a half-inch-wide ring with an underdamped turning action and narrow turning radius for fast, if coarse, manual focusing.

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  • The relatively small manual-focusing collar -- ribbed and made of hard plastic -- turns with a loose, underdamped, and slightly scratchy feel.

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  • Cons: underdamped suspension, gear hunting transmission,

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