Kao Ethan
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Hamiltonian is conserved, but is not the total mechanical energy
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I think it's due to the fact that your transformation equations between $x_{\alpha ,i}$ and $q_{j}$ do explicitly contain the time. $$ x = Rsin(\phi )cos(\theta )=Rsin(\phi )cos(\omega t) $$ $$ y = ...

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