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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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