If I have two point mass moving on a track, we say that this system has 2 degrees of freedom, because we need two independent variable to locate the point mass. But what’s the number of DOF if their (the two point mass) distance was determined? Is it one? If so, which variable can locate the two point mass?(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

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# Degree of freedom of two point mass

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