# Oscillator with Generalized Power-Law Damping

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The standard problem of a linear oscillator with linear damping is represented by the well-known differential equation

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Contributed by: S. M. Blinder (January 2021)

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Discussions of oscillator damping can be found in [1–3].

References

[1] J. L. Lancaster, "Slow-Dissipation Limit of the Harmonic Oscillator with General Power-Law Damping," *American Journal of Physics*, 88(12), 2020 pp. 1151–1155. doi:10.1119/10.0001794.

[2] X.-J. Wang, C. Schmitt and M. Payne, "Oscillations with Three Damping Effects," *European Journal of Physics*, 23(2), 2002 pp. 155–164.

[3] T. H. Fay, "Quadratic Damping," *International Journal of Mathematical Education in Science and Technology,* 43(6), 2012 pp. 789–803. doi:10.1080/0020739X.2011.622806.

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