Posted by **Carmen** on Thursday, November 11, 2010 at 5:47pm.

If a cylindrical space station 300m in diameter is to spin about its central axis, at how many revolutions per minute rpm must it turn so that the outermost points have an acceleration equal to g?

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**bobpursley**, Thursday, November 11, 2010 at 5:55pm
g=w^2*r you know r. solve for w, in radians/sec. multipy that by 2PI and you have rev/sec, then multipy it by 60, and you have rpm

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