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    • Damping

      A vibration of an object at its natural frequency, like the plucked string of a guitar, or the swing of a pendulum, will decay to zero over a given period of time due to air resistance, internal molecular resistance etc. Critical damping is the term given to the amount of damping required to ‘kill’ a vibration before the completion of one full cycle.

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