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Planar Kinematic Modelling Question

  1. Dec 10, 2011 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
    Please see the picture shown below:

    2. Relevant equations
    I know the inertias of the AO and BO beams w/ respect to O are both 1/3*ml^2, but what are the inertias of AC and BC w/ respect to O?

    3. The attempt at a solution
    Any other hints that you guys have for solving a problem like this? I'm using Lagrangians.

    Thanks in advance

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  3. Dec 11, 2011 #2


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    dillonmhudson: You might consider using the parallel axis theorem.
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