Friday, June 11, 2010

Irodov Problem 4.17














Similar to Problem 4.16,






At the equilibrium point xo, F=0, hence we have,






Now let us consider the motion of the particle due to a small displacement about xo. The force will be given by,




Using Taylor's series we can approximate (3) as,

5 comments:

  1. i didn't understood the taylor's series

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  2. i got the solution of this problem by equating w*w*x=acceleration so obtained and by doing some approximations. but answer is not matching with the answer given in book.

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  3. i also obtained the same answer as you obtained. But according to the edition of my irodov there is a difference of factor of square root of 2. I request you to confirm the answer

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  4. Answer did not match with the 1 in my book

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