Posted by **jack** on Monday, November 1, 2010 at 7:26pm.

Each of the space shuttle’s main engines is fed liquid hydrogen by a high-pressure pump. Turbine blades inside the pump rotate at 617 rev/s. A point on one of the blades traces out a circle with a radius of 0.020 m as the blade rotates.

(a) What is the magnitude of the centripetal acceleration that the blade must sustain at this point?

(b) Express this acceleration as a multiple of g = 9.80 m/s^2

Please post the steps you did to solve it too, thanks!

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