The Possible Motions of a Rigid Body With One Fixed Point

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K. Zare, D. A. Levinson

Department of Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas

J. Appl. Mech 44(2), 329-332 (Jun 01, 1977) (4 pages) doi:10.1115/1.3424046 History: Received April 01, 1976; Revised October 01, 1976; Online July 12, 2010


A recently developed theory is used to establish criteria for determining regions of possible motions in a reduced configuration space for a rigid body having one fixed point. Such regions are plotted for a numerical example and their qualitative features are examined.

Copyright © 1977 by ASME
Topics: Motion
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