As you plan your solution, consider that for the velocity part of the problem, you will need to use a velocity equation for bar AB and two velocity equations for the disk:
- Write the velocity of point B referenced to point A on bar AB.
- Write the velocity of point O referenced to the contact point C on the disk. Note that since the disk does not slip, the velocity of point C is zero.
- Write the velocity of point B referenced to point O on the disk.
These equations together will provide you with the equations that you need for the angular velocities of the bar and disk.
Repeat this same process above for accelerations. Please note that the acceleration of C on the disk is NOT zero - instead, you know that its acceleration is strictly in the y-direction.
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