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The Application of Lagrange Equations to Mechanical Systems With Mass Explicitly Dependent on Position

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C. P. Pesce

Department of Mechanical Engineering, Escola Politécnica, University of São Paulo, Brazile-mail: ceppesce@usp.br

J. Appl. Mech 70(5), 751-756 (Oct 10, 2003) (6 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1601249 History: Received April 27, 2001; Revised February 20, 2003; Online October 10, 2003
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Grahic Jump Location
Cable being deployed from a reel
Grahic Jump Location
The impact of a rigid body against a liquid free surface. Jets or sprays are formed. ∂c indicates the instantaneous position of jet’s root, across which there is a flux of kinetic energy and mass.

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