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 1. Holonomic Constraint In classical mechanics, particularly Lagrangian Mechanics, a holonomic constraint is a special type of constraint of motion. It restricts the trajectory of a system of particles to a smooth manifold Q by the set smooth equationsa({x},t)=0 b({x},t)=0 . . . Where t=time {x}= the set of 3N Cartesian coordinates for the system of N particles.For N particles, the number of holonomic constraints must be less than 3N using the assumption that each equation has an explicit dependence to AT LEAST one coordinate.A rigid body, defined by the constraint equations (using LaTeX) is\left| {x_i - x_j } \right| - c_{ij} = 0 where i is not equal to j is a Holonomic Constraint. buy holonomic constraint mugs & shirts by pinu7 Nov 11, 2009 add a video