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An Atwood machine consists of two masses (16.4 kg and a 2.9 kg) strung over a 0.43 m diameter pulley whose moment of inertia is 0.031 kg·m2. If there is a constant friction torque of 0.18 N·m at the bearing, compute the magnitude of the acceleration of the two masses.

Can someone just tell me where to start please?

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# Homework Help: Find the magnitude of the acceleration of the two masses.

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