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What do you mean by the number of degrees of freedom of a dynamical system?  How many degrees of freedom are associated with

(i)  a bob of an oscillating simple pendulum

(ii)  an insect moving on a horizontal floor

(iii)  a buzzing bee

(iv)  a particle moving in a plane


Asked by Topperlearning User 4th June 2014, 1:23 PM
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The number of degrees of freedom of a dynamical system is defined as the total number of independent quantities required to completely describe the position and configuration of the system.

(i)  one  (ii) two  (iii)  three  (iv) two

Answered by Expert 4th June 2014, 3:23 PM
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