Volume 70, Number 4, May 2005
|Page(s)||425 - 431|
|Published online||13 April 2005|
The period of a classical oscillator
Facultad de Ciencias, Universidad de Colima Bernal Díaz del Castillo 340, Colima, Colima, Mexico 28045
Accepted: 23 March 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.
PACS: 02.30.Mv – Approximations and expansions / 11.15.Bt – General properties of perturbation theory / 11.15.Tk – Other nonperturbative techniques
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