Unformatted text preview: lumped-parameter, mechanical elements. 2.2.1a The Spring* An ideal spring is a device with negligible mass and mechanical losses whose deformation is a single-valued function of the applied force. A linear 1\ •0 = 02 -01= O(t) 0(t) + + 02 01 (b) Fig. 2.2.3 An angular position source: (a) physical; (b) schematic. * For a comprehensive treatise on the subject see A. M. Wahl, Mechanical Springs, 2nd ed., McGraw-Hill, New York, 1963. A-PDF Split DEMO : Purchase from www.A-PDF.com to remove the watermark...
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