Simple
Harmonic Motion
SHM
Any kind of periodic motion that can be modeled using
a sinusoid. That
is, motion that can be approximately or exactly described using
a sine or cosine function.
Examples include the swinging back and forth of a pendulum and
the bobbing up and down of a mass hanging
from
a spring.
See
also
Period
of periodic motion, frequency
of periodic motion, periodic
function
