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Equilibrium of a Suspended Mobile
A mobile consisting of connected weights and massless rods is shown. Each mass
hanging from a lever arm
produces a net torque that contributes to the equilibrium configuration of the system.
Contributed by:
Enrique Zeleny
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The conditions of equilibrium are: for the sphere and the rest of the masses,
, for the cone and the masses at the bottom,
and the last,
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Equilibrium of a Suspended Mobile
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http://demonstrations.wolfram.com/EquilibriumOfASuspendedMobile/
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