The period of a classical oscillatorP. Amore and R. A. Sáenz
Facultad de Ciencias, Universidad de Colima Bernal Díaz del Castillo 340, Colima, Colima, Mexico 28045
received 12 January 2005; accepted in final form 23 March 2005
published online 13 April 2005
We develop a simple method to obtain approximate analytical expressions for the period of a particle moving in a given potential. The method is inspired to the Linear Delta Expansion (LDE) and it is applied to a large class of potentials. Precise formulas for the period are obtained.
02.30.Mv - Approximations and expansions.
11.15.Bt - General properties of perturbation theory.
11.15.Tk - Other nonperturbative techniques.
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