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Unified Engineering Spring 2004 Problem M12 The diagram below shows a rigid bar, length L, pinned at one end, which is initially held vertical. The bar is stabilized by the pair of linear springs, stiffness k, orientated at the angle
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Unformatted text preview: q to the vertical. Find the critical value of the load P which will cause collapse of this assembly. Hint: Consider the equilibrium of the bar at a small displacement from the equilibrium position shown. P q q k k L...
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This note was uploaded on 01/28/2012 for the course AERO 16.01 taught by Professor Markdrela during the Fall '05 term at MIT.

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