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Applying torque to a double pendulum

  1. Jan 19, 2008 #1
    If you apply a torque t to a double pendulum with masses and lengths, m1. m2, l1, and l2, what is the torque experience by each individual mass?
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  3. Jan 19, 2008 #2


    Staff: Mentor

    where are you applying the torque?
  4. Jan 19, 2008 #3
    The pivot of the upper pendulum.
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