24. To be on the verge of slipping means that the force exerted on the smaller block (at the point of maximum acceleration) is fmax=μsmg. The textbook notes (in the discussion immediately after Eq. 15-7) that the acceleration amplitude is am=ω2xm, where
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This note was uploaded on 06/03/2011 for the course PHY 2049 taught by Professor Any during the Spring '08 term at University of Florida.