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By Phil Todd
Wheeled Trebuchet
k is the ratio of the long arm of the trebuchet to the short arm. Notice that wheels allow the counterweight to drop more directly, and yield a faster throw.

Tags: trebuchet, wolfram

By Phil Todd
Stationary Trebuchet
As you change the relative masses, the pivot point adapts to the optimal location.

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By Phil Todd
The Trebuchet attains a higher velocity for the projectile launch when it is mounted on wheels. In this model, the projectile weighs 1 kg.  You can change the weight of the counterweight and of the trebuchet frame. To model the situation where the trebuchet is not mounted on wheels, make the frame extremely heavy.

Tags: mechanical-expressions

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