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Unformatted text preview: kes = 176; % N/m, stiffness of top spring, which is in tension kcs = 892; % N/m, stiffness of the three lower springs, which are in compression % Compute extension spring force. Fes = kes * (d - do); % Compute individual compression spring force. Fcs = kcs * (co - c); % Compute weight required to hold system stable at each of these spots. % Currently set equal to one. FIX THIS. Fg = ones(length(d)); % Plot theoretical result of Fg vs. d. figure(1); plot(d, Fg, '-') xlabel('Displacement (m)') ylabel('Weight (N)') title('Snap-Through Buckling')...
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