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Homework Help: Virtual works

  1. Jan 11, 2012 #1
    The request is to calcutate the acceleration o the body 1.Making referement to the figure, I have to ignore the spring at first.
    My solution is:
    that cames from:
    since [tex]dx_2=dx_3=dx_4=2dx_1[/tex]

    The "right" result is:

    I think that my error lies in the calculum of the equivalent masses! :( Can someone help me?

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    Last edited: Jan 11, 2012
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