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Unformatted text preview: case the parameter is unsuccessful; the penalty keeps the minimizer from choosing an unsuccessful parameter. or b = 1 . 7859, the total energy consumed is about 43.14 Joules. The motion of the pendulum is shown in igure 22.3. Note that it is always a good idea to sketch the function to be minimized to see if the reported solution is reasonable....
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