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    Dynamics Springs & Oscillations Sample Solution

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    The 0.5 lb weight is suspended from a rigid frame as shown in the attached diagram. Pin A at the end of the rotating arm OA engages a slot in the frame, causing the frame to oscillate in the vertical direction. The arm is accelerated uniformly from rest at t = 0 and θ = 0 at the ω.(dot) = 100 rad/s^2.

    (2) Use numerical integration to obtain a plot of z versus t from t = 0 to t= 2sec.

    See the attached file.

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    This solution provides the solution for a question on springs and oscillations using numerical integration.