The rigid rod AB is attached to a hinge at A and to two springs, 645each of constant k. If h 5 450 mm, d 5 300 mm, and m 5 200 kg,determine the range of values of k for which the equilibrium ofrod AB is stable in the position shown. Each spring can act ineither tension or compression.
WEEK 1 VIDEO NOTES Video 1: Scientific Method There is no clear, distinct, definition of the Scientific Method. Professor’s definition: The scientific method is a way of knowing about the world based on independently verifiable experiments and observations of the world. Other given definition: …a body of techniques for investigating phenomena, acquiring new knowledge, or correcting and integrating previous knowledge. The scientific method accelerates what humans are already able to do. Parts of the scientific method (elaborated in the next videos): 1. Philosophy – Direct knowledge from the world 2. Techniques – What we do to come to conclusion 3. Ideas – What we think of our observations 4. Logic – How we actually go about i