PROBLEM 10.70 Two uniform rods, each of mass mand length l, are attached to gears as shown. For the range o0180θ≤≤, determine the positions of equilibrium of the system and state in each case whether the equilibrium is stable, unstable, or neutral. SOLUTION Potential energy cos1.5cos22llVWWWmgθθ=+=()1.5sin1.5sin=−+−dVWlWld1.5sin1.5
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This note was uploaded on 07/11/2011 for the course EGM 2511 taught by Professor Jenkins during the Spring '08 term at University of Florida.