79_Problem CHAPTER 10

79_Problem CHAPTER 10 - PROBLEM 10.70 Two uniform rods each...

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PROBLEM 10.70 Two uniform rods, each of mass m and length l , are attached to gears as shown. For the range o 01 8 0 θ ≤≤ , determine the positions of equilibrium of the system and state in each case whether the equilibrium is stable, unstable, or neutral. SOLUTION Potential energy cos1.5 cos 22 ll VW W Wm g θθ  =+ =   () 1.5sin1.5 sin =− +− dV Wl Wl d 1.5sin1.5
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