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Homework Help: Coupled oscillation problem, describing subsequent motion

  1. Nov 12, 2011 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

    A string with no initial displacement is set into motion by being struck over a length 2s about its center. This center section is given an initial velocity v_0. Describe the subsequent motion.

    2. Relevant equations

    Coupled oscillations....

    3. The attempt at a solution
    I've managed to solve to a particular point, but I can't go any further..
    And I'm not sure of whether I am doing right, so ..I need help!!
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