I've been looking at the equations describing different aspects of cantilever beam dynamics, but I can't seem to find what I'm looking for. (And I'm not smart enough to derive it.) If I pluck the tip of the beam and measure the location (x) of the tip over time (t), it should look something like this picture I found on google image search:(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

http://www.roboticunicycle.info/images/Cantilever beam L=0.6.jpg

What is the ODE that describes dx/dt? Is this so simple that nobody actually talks about it? Thanks for any help~

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# Simple cantilever beam question

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