Introduction to Lagrangian Mechanics

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  • Air resistance
  • The force from a spring
  • Electromagnetic forces
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  • Find T, U and get L.
  • Use the Euler-Lagrange equation.
  • Hopefully get an expression that gives a differential relationship that maybe can be solved.
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