homework3.20100209.4b71a4dbbd35a8.25707887

# homework3.20100209.4b71a4dbbd35a8.25707887 - TAM 412...

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TAM 412, Homework 3, due February 10, 2010 Harry Dankowicz Mechanical Science and Engineering University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign [email protected] Please refer to the revised lecture notes on the website for completing this homework assignment. 1. Consider a particle constrained to a plane. Consider the collection C of allowable con f gurations of the particle within a distance R from the point O at the intersection of two orthogonal axes X and Y . Let ξ = ¡ xy ¢ T ,where x and y are the signed distances from O to the corresponding orthogonal projections of the particle onto the X and Y axes. (a) Explain why ( C , ξ ) is a coordinate chart. (b) Explain why ( C , ξ ) is not a global chart. (c) Let ¯ ξ = ¡ στ ¢ T and consider the relationship x = ,y = 1 2 ¡ τ 2 σ 2 ¢ Denote by C 0 the con f guration corresponding to σ = τ =1 . Find a collection C3 C 0 of allowable con f gurations such that ¡ C , ¯ ξ ¢ is a coordinate chart. (d) Explain why there is no global chart with coordinate functions given by σ and τ . (e) Restrict attention to allowable con f gurations that satisfy the equation ( x 1) 2 y =0 Find the largest collection b C 0 of allowable con f gurations such that ³ b C , τ ´ is a coordinate chart. (f) In a single diagram, use Mathematica to graph the coordinate curves corresponding to constant σ for σ between 2 and 2 in as small increments as you feel useful. In the same diagram graph the coordinate curves corresponding to constant τ for τ between 2 and 2 ,aswe l lasthecurve corresponding to the constraint in e. Use the result to explain your answers to d. and e. [Hint: where do the coordinate curves become tangent? Where does the curve in e. become tangent to

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## This note was uploaded on 11/17/2011 for the course TAM 412 taught by Professor Weaver during the Spring '08 term at University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign.

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