February 23, 2017

Homework Help: Physics

Posted by Anonymous on Friday, March 1, 2013 at 12:12am.

A projected space station consists of a circular tube that is set rotating about its center (like a tubular bicycle tire) as shown in figure below.

The circle formed by the tube has a diameter of about D = 1.28km. What must be the rotation speed (in revolutions per day) if an effect equal to gravity at the surface of the Earth (1g) is to be felt? Do not enter units.

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