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Re: Elastic energy


Chiara, in attachment are results from your script, r2307

Seems, something wrong with your installation.
Try reinstall.

2010/7/2 chiara modenese <c.modenese@xxxxxxxxx>

> Hello all,
> sorry to bother you again about energy, but I recently had some problems
> with that and so now I had to go back to the simplest problem.
> I am attaching the script, just run it to see the plot (attached as well,
> anyway). The test could not be simpler: elastic impact in the normal
> direction. No mechanical energy is present, only elastic potential energy
> and kinetic energy. I am simply using the linear spring model. I plot the
> results from functions utils.kineticEnergy() and elasticEnergy() of
> Law2_ScGeom_FrictPhys_Basic contact law. It seems that elastic energy is
> half of what it should be. Could you help me to see where I am wrong?
> Thank you.
> Chiara
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