posted by madison on .
An athlete whirls an 8.1 kg hammer tied to the end of a 1.4 m chain in a horizontal circle. The hammer moves at the rate of 0.597 rev/s.
What is the centripetal acceleration of the hammer? Assume his arm length is included in the length given for the chain.
Answer in units of m/s2
What is the tension in the chain? Answer in units of N