 ## Q. 3.13

Figure 3.21 shows two masses $m_{1} \text{ and } m_{2}$ where $m_{1} = 5 \ kg \text{ and } m_2 = 1 \ kg.$
The mass $m_{1}$ which is initially at rest is supported by a spring and a damper.

The stiffness coefficient of the spring k is assumed to be 1000 N/m, and the damping coefficient c is assumed to be 10 N · s/m. The mass $m_2$ is assumed to move with a constant velocity $v_2 = −5 \ m/s.$ Assuming the coefficient of restitution e = 0.9, determine the displacement equations of the two masses after impact. The "Step-by-Step Explanation" refers to a detailed and sequential breakdown of the solution or reasoning behind the answer. This comprehensive explanation walks through each step of the answer, offering you clarity and understanding.
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