ME 431 Homework

Homework 02

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You will be changed... by Homework 02.

Lyric of the day
I watch the ripples change their size
But never leave the stream
Of warm impermanence and
So the days float through my eyes
But still the days seem the same
And these children that you spit on
As they try to change their worlds
Are immune to your consultations
They’re quite aware of what they’re going through

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For Problem #5 on homework #2; I am guessing we somehow should relate the the friction force into the viscous dampening force but I am not sure how we do that. I do not think we covered it in class yet and wanted to bring it up.

I was thinking something along the lines of:
2) *x/(dt)
2 )+ (b + friction coeffecient)*(dx/dt )+ k*x = 0
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There is no friction in this problem. The surface is smooth...
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