Lecture 9: Normal Modes I

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Question about friction and sink plungers
Normal Modes I One-page summary
example of superposition
examples of systems with 2 degrees of freedom
The three big messages of normal modes
Example 1 find equation of motion
Proof of idea 1: Eigenvectors correspond to normal modes
Example 2 find eigenvectors too
discuss eigenvectors
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