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May3110, 11:46 AM

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1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
Hi all, I need to derive differantial equations of system with lagrange multiplier method, a disk is rolling and a bar is fixed onto the point of a disk By deniz120 at 20100531 2. Relevant equations 3. The attempt at a solution please check my solution below, I derived T and V for Lagrange, all I need is help for constaints, lagrange multiplier equation. Thanks in advance:) By deniz120 at 20100531] 


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May3110, 01:38 PM

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What specifically about the constraint is giving you problems?
You might find this page helpful: http://www.slimy.com/~steuard/teachi....html#CalcVari 


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May3110, 01:43 PM

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unfortunately nothing, I guess there is nonholonomic constraint
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May3110, 02:44 PM

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A Lagrangian Dynamics Problem
It's not a nonholonomic constraint.
You have only two coordinates, β and θ. How are they related? 


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May3110, 04:47 PM

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I guess you are right but that is the exact question that I m looking for the answer, how are they related:)



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May3110, 06:06 PM

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Really? It's basic geometry. Consider the height of point B.



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