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Non-Harmonic Periodic Forcing Functions: Chapter 6 Examples

Example 6-1

A 3.68 kg slider is placed in a smooth tube with an internal diameter of 40 mm. The spring has a stiffness of 284 N/m. One side of the tube is open to the atmosphere. The pressure on the other side varies periodically as shown in the graph.

Determine the steady state response of the slider.

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