(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

consider the mechanical system below. Find the equation depicting the system. u is the input force. sorry for the poor picture, I had to draw it on my tablet...

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2. Relevant equations

F=ma

3. The attempt at a solution

I'm not sure how to treat the dashpot in parallel with the mass. I came up with the following system of equations:

0=k1x+mx"+k2(x-y)+b(x-y)

0=b(x-y)+k2(x-y)+k3(y-u)

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# Finding the equation of a system involving dashpots and mass on wheels

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