Friday
April 25, 2014

Homework Help: Physics

Posted by Jim on Tuesday, May 8, 2007 at 10:33pm.

Can you please help with this problem. I don't know how to solve it at all.

A uniform solid disk with a mass of 32.3 kg and a radius of 0.464 m is free to rotate about a frictionless axle. Forces of 90.0 N and 125 N are applied to the disk.

(a) What is the net torque produced by the two forces? (Assume counterclockwise is the positive direction.)
Nm
(b) What is the angular acceleration of the disk?
rad/s2


The torque about the axle requires further information on where and in what direction the forces are applied. Was there supposed to be a figure with this question?

Answer this Question

First Name:
School Subject:
Answer:

Related Questions

PHYSICS (please help) - A solid, uniform disk of radius 0.250 m and mass 51.1 kg...
Physics - A machine part is made from a uniform solid disk of radius R and mass ...
Physic - A machine part is made from a uniform solid disk of radius R = 0.161 m ...
Physics - A uniform solid disk of radius 1.7 m and mass 81.3 kg is free to ...
Physics please check - A uniform solid disk with a mass of 32.3 kg and a radius ...
Physics - A solid disk rotates in the horizontal plane at an angular velocity of...
Physics - A solid disk rotates in the horizontal plane at an angular velocity of...
physics - A uniform disk with a mass of 27.3 kg and a radius of 0.309 m is free ...
physics - A curcial part of a piece of machinery starts as a flat uniform ...
Physics - A solid cylindrical disk has a radius of 0.18 m. It is mounted to an ...

Search
Members