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1.685J/2.0345/18.377J Nonlinear Dynamics and Waves Spring 2007 Problem Set No. 3 Out: Thursday, March 15, 2007 Due: Thursday, April 5, 2007 in class Problem 1 Consider the Van der Pol oscillator As discussed in class, this nonlinear vibratory system has a stable limit cyclc which for 0 < E << 1 may be approximated as w i.e., to find w2 in the expansion Problem 2 A nonlinear mass-spring vibratory system in the presence of dry friction and subjcct to harmonic excitation is governed by the following dimensionless equation R + 2C sgn IC + + ex2 = F
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This note was uploaded on 02/24/2012 for the course MECHANICAL 2.034J taught by Professor Triantaphyllosakylas during the Spring '07 term at MIT.

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