The force F = (yzi + zxj + xyk)/ xyz acts on the particle P(x,y,z) which moves

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The force F = (yzi + zxj + xyk)/ xyz acts on the particle P(x,y,z) which moves in space.

(a) Using the relation derived in Prob. 13.77, show that this force is a conservative force.

(b) Determine the potential function associated with F.

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Vector Mechanics for Engineers Statics and Dynamics

ISBN: 978-0073212227

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Authors: Ferdinand Beer, E. Russell Johnston, Jr., Elliot Eisenberg, William Clausen, David Mazurek, Phillip Cornwell

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