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Critical shaft speed, Rayleigh's method (2 elements)


Rayleigh’s method of finding critical shaft angular velocity, per Eqn 7-23 from Shigley’s 10th ed.

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ωCritical shaft speed (1/s)
gAcceleration of gravity (m/s2)
w1Weight of element 1 (N)
y1Deflection of element 1 (m)
w2Weight of element 2 (N)
y2Deflection of element 2 (m)