ch15-p052 - 52. (a) For the physical pendulum we have T=2 I...

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22 2 12 ab Tr r g π + =+ In the figure below, we plot T as a function of r , for a = 0.35 m and b = 0.45 m. (b) The minimum of T can be located by setting its derivative to zero, /0 dT dr = . This yields 2 2 (0.35 m) (0.45 m) 0.16 m. 12 12 r ++ == = (c) The direction from the center does not matter, so the locus of points is a circle around
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