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In this module, we will examine oscillations using the tools we have developed previously and our knowledge of trigonometry. Oscillatory systems have great historical importance as they helped form the basis of the first accurate time measuring devices. Oscillatory systems have an even greater importance in that they are the natural response to any stable system exposed to small disturbances from crystals in electronic devices to atoms to buildings. Thus, an understanding of oscillators is essential for physics, electrical engineering, civil engineering, mechanical engineering, geology, etc. 

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