Homework H6.F - Fa22

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DISCUSSION

Four-step plan (for deriving EOM)

Step 1: FBD
Draw a free-body diagram of block A. Be sure have your spring force and dashpot forces drawn correctly based on the coordinate x shown.

Step 2: Kinetics - Newton/Euler
Write down the Newton equation for the block.

Step 3: Kinematics
None needed here.

Step 4: Equation of motion

 

4 thoughts on “Homework H6.F - Fa22”

    1. You can assume either direction, as long as coordinates remain consistent; a good check is to see if your acceleration, velocity, and position are all of the same sign.

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