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Need explanation for: The damping force on an oscillator is directly proportional to the velocity. The units of the constant of proportionality are:

The damping force on an oscillator is directly proportional to the velocity. The units of the constant of proportionality are:

  • Option 1)

    Kgms-1

  • Option 2)

    Kgms-2

  • Option 3)

    Kgs-1

  • Option 4)

    Kgs

 
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As we discussed in

F\propto v\:=\:F=Kv

K\:=\:\frac{F}{V}\:=\:\frac{Kg\:ms^{-2}}{ms^{-1}}\:=Kgs^{-1}


Option 1)

Kgms-1

This option is incorrect.

Option 2)

Kgms-2

This option is incorrect.

Option 3)

Kgs-1

This option is correct.

Option 4)

Kgs

This option is incorrect.

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