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October 22, 2014

October 22, 2014

Number of results: 58,032

**physics**

What kind of motion does a constant, non zero torgue produce on an object mounted on an axle: choices constant rotational speed, constant rotational acceleration, increasing rotational acceleration or decreasing rotational acceleration.
*June 20, 2010 by mike*

**physics**

Bob.. How can I find problems about Rotational motion/Angular motion? at least 15 problems only.. Can you help me with these?
*October 6, 2008 by Akitsuke*

**Physics - Rotational Motion**

(#1.) A top starting from 40 rad/s takes 200 rad to stop. What is its rotational acceleration? (a constant) (#2.) A stationary 100 Kg circular object (r= 0.20 m) is on a 35 degree incline. The coefficient of rolling friction between the block and the incline is 0.01. If it ...
*December 7, 2008 by Robert*

**physics**

can anyone give me a site that "best explains" about Rotational motion/Angular. thanks a lot.. :)
*October 6, 2008 by Akitsuke*

**Physics**

Rotational Inertia- Particle 1: m=50g x=2 cm y=2 cm P 2: m=25 x=0 y=4 P 3: m=25 x=-3 y=-3 P 4: m=30 x=-e y=4 The question says to find the rotational inertia of the collection about the x, y, and 7 axis in g/cm^2, then suppose the x axis rotational inertia is A and the y axis ...
*July 27, 2010 by Mark*

**Physics - Rotational Motion**

(#1.) A top starting from 40 rad/s takes 200 rad to stop. What is its rotational acceleration? (a constant) (#2.) A stationary 100 Kg circular object (r= 0.20 m) is on a 35 degree incline. The coefficient of rolling friction between the block and the incline is 0.01. If it ...
*December 7, 2008 by Robert*

**Physics**

A diver jumps off a dving board and does a twisting manuever. In the midst of his jump in the air, the diver cannot change his a. Rotational Energy b. Rotational Speed c. Rotational Inertia d. Angular momentum I say d just want to make sure
*April 28, 2009 by David*

**physics**

A trapeze artist sailing through the air rotates with a rotational speed of 0.9·rev/s. If she contracts to reduce her rotational inertia to one sixth of what it was, what will her new rotational speed be? _____ rev/s? Can she completely stop her rotation while still airborne? ...
*February 6, 2013 by wally*

**Physics**

A billiard ball moving at 5.80 m/s strikes a stationary ball of the same mass. After the collision, the first ball moves at 4.81 m/s at an angle of 34.0° with respect to the original line of motion. Assuming an elastic collision (and ignoring friction and rotational motion), ...
*March 14, 2011 by John*

**Physics**

A billiard ball moving at 5.80 m/s strikes a stationary ball of the same mass. After the collision, the first ball moves at 4.81 m/s at an angle of 34.0° with respect to the original line of motion. Assuming an elastic collision (and ignoring friction and rotational motion), ...
*March 14, 2011 by John*

**physics**

A cue ball initially moving at 2.6 m/s strikes a stationary eight ball of the same size and mass. After the collision, the cue ball’s ﬁnal speed is 1.3 m/s.Find the cue ball’s angle θ with respect to its original line of motion. Consider this to be an elastic ...
*February 9, 2014 by Anonymous*

**Physics**

Hello, I am doing a physics experiment regarding rotational motion and equilibrium. We have the following lab setup and are supposed to find the unknown mass. How should I approach this? file:///C:/Users/Rahul/Desktop/Lab%20Drawing.jpg
*February 9, 2011 by Rahul*

**college physics**

A cue ball initially moving at 4.3m/s strikes a stationary eight ball of the same size and mass. After the collision, the cue ball’s final speed is 2.3 m/s at angle 1 with respect to it's original line of motion. The 8 ball moves with unknown speed at an angle 2 unknown with ...
*March 10, 2011 by sarah*

**physics**

If the angular quantities θ,ω,α were specified in terms of degrees rather than radians, how would the kinematics equations for uniformly accelerated rotational motion have to be altered?
*April 11, 2010 by Charlie*

**Physics**

What equation is the rotational equilvalent of newton's law ? give the meaning of each symbol and state which rotational quantites are analogous to which linear quantities.
*October 13, 2011 by leslie*

**physics**

A heavy flywheel rotating on its central axis is slowing down because of friction on its bearings. At the end of the first minute of slowing, its rotational speed is 0.90 of its intial rotational speed of 250 rev/min. Assuming a constant rotational acceleration, find its ...
*December 4, 2006 by laura*

**physics**

In designing rotating space stations to provide for artificial-gravity environments, one of the constraints that must be considered is motion sickness. Studies have shown that the negative effects of motion sickness begin to appear when the rotational motion is faster than ...
*December 19, 2010 by jessica*

**physics**

In designing rotating space stations to provide for artificial-gravity environments, one of the constraints that must be considered is motion sickness. Studies have shown that the negative effects of motion sickness begin to appear when the rotational motion is faster than ...
*November 7, 2012 by Anonymous*

**general physics/rotational motion**

Two crates of mass m1 = 16 kg and m2 = 23 kg are connected by a cable that is strung over a pulley of mass mpulley = 22 kg as shown below. There is no friction between crate 1 and the table. m1 is sitting on the table mpulley is at the edge of the table to the right of m1 m2 ...
*November 2, 2009 by kulvinder*

**College Physics**

In designing rotating space stations to provide for artificial-gravity environments, one of the constraints that must be considered is motion sickness. Studies have shown that the negative effects of motion sickness begin to appear when the rotational motion is faster than ...
*October 2, 2010 by Dawn*

**Rotational Motion Physics Problem**

A car starts from rest on a curve with a radius of 150 and accelerates at 1.2.Through what angle will the car have traveled when the magnitude of its total acceleration is 2.2 ?
*October 3, 2012 by Amar*

**physics**

if the angular quantities theta omega and angular acceleration were specified in terms of degrees rather than radians how would the kinematics equations for uniformly accelerated rotational motion have to be altered
*February 28, 2011 by luna*

**physics**

if the angular quantities theta omega and angular acceleration were specified in terms of degrees rather than radians how would the kinematics equations for uniformly accelerated rotational motion have to be altered
*February 28, 2011 by luna*

**Physics High School Rotational Motion**

A wheel has a radius of 2.2 m. How far (path length) does a point on the circumference travel if the wheel is rotated through an angle of 190 rad? Answer in units of m
*February 2, 2012 by Ama*

**physics**

If a particle were to move from position A to position b in 0.5s, what would be its rotational (angular) velocity? If the motion is uniform (constant speed), what would be its magnitude of the acceleration?
*February 12, 2012 by Anonymous*

**Physics Please check my answers**

It's possible for a body to have both rotational and translational motion at the same time. True. << False. 2. The moment of inertia of an object would be different on the surface of the earth than on the surface of the moon. True. << False. 3. The moment of ...
*February 3, 2014 by Chelsea*

**Physics**

A wheel has a coonstant rotational acceleration of 3.0 rad/s^2. During a certain 4.0 s interval, it turns through an angle of 120 rad. Assuming that the wheel starts from rest, how long is it in motion at the start of the 4s interval. I just need help in getting started. I ...
*December 4, 2006 by laura*

**physics**

determine the kinetic energy of falling by an average of one degree of freedom of the nitrogen molecule at temperature T = 1000 K, as well as the kinetic energy of rotational motion.
*March 28, 2011 by lisa*

**Physics-help please!**

A net torque of 54 N.m is applied to a disk with a rotational inertia of 13.2 kg.m2 What is the rotational acceleration of the disk?
*July 8, 2014 by Anonymous*

**physics**

What is the rotational kinetic energy of a planet about its spin axis? Model the planet as a uniform sphere of radius 6000 km, and mass 6.21 x 10^24 kg. Assume it has a rotational period of 24.0 h.
*April 20, 2013 by Anonymous*

**Physics - Rotational Motion**

A ball of mass 5.3 kg and radius 8 cm rolls without slipping horizontally at 4.3 m/s and hits a spring attached to a wall. What is the maximum change in length of the spring if the spring constant k=41100N/m? (Assume the floor is frictionless)
*November 17, 2011 by Jim*

**physics - rotational motion**

A small car of mass, m, is release at height, h, on a steel track. the car rolls down the track and through the loop of radius, R. at the end of the rack, the car rolls off the track, which is positioned at height, H, above the floor. neglect friction and the small amount of ...
*April 22, 2011 by Lauren*

**Physics**

A merry-go-round in the park has a radius of 1.8 m and a rotational inertia of 900 kgm^2. A child pushes the merry-go-round with a constant force of 80 N applied at the edge and parallel to the edge. A frictional torque of 12 Nm acts at the axle of the merry-go-round. a. What ...
*January 20, 2010 by Bell*

**Physics**

The equation of motion for an oscillator in vertical SHM is given by y=(0.60m)sin[(130rad/s)t]. Part A What is the amplitude of this motion? Part B What is the frequency of this motion? Part C What is the period of this motion?
*December 10, 2013 by Becca*

**rotational motion physics**

A 3.7 m diameter merry-go-round is rotating freely with an angular velocity of 0.63 rad/s. Its total moment of inertia is 1600 kg\cdot m^2. Four people standing on the ground, each of mass 70 kg, suddenly step onto the edge of the merry-go-round.
*November 19, 2011 by David colon*

**Physics**

A wheel with radius R, mass m, and rotational inertia I rolls without slipping across the ground. If its translational kinetic energy is E, what is its rotational kinetic energy?
*March 19, 2011 by John*

**Physics- drwls please help**

(a) Calculate the kinetic energy that the earth has because of its rotation about its own axis. Assume that the earth is a uniform sphere and that its path around the sun is circular. For comparison, the total energy used in the United States in one year is about 9.33 109 J. (...
*March 28, 2007 by Jim*

**physics**

Consider the rotational motion of two compact discs (CD). Disc A undergoes a rotation of 540 degrees in 1.50 secs, and disc B undergoes a rotation of π radians in 3.00 secs.
*April 7, 2014 by Anonymous*

**PhYsIcS - RoTaTiOnAl MoTiOn**

A tire (0.8 m diameter) starts at rest and has an angular acceleration of 5 rad/s^2. If it moves for 10 seconds and then stops abruptly causing a blob of mud at the top of the tire to fly off, how far along the ground will the blob travel until it hits the ground?
*December 7, 2008 by Robert*

**physics**

For which of the following motions of an object must the acceleration always be zero? I. Any motion in a straight line II. Any free fall motion III. Any motion in a circle it can be more than one :P
*February 4, 2014 by ashley*

**physics**

A uniform disk with a mass of 800 g and radius 17.0 cm is rotating on frictionless bearings with an rotational speed of 18.0 Hz when Jill drops a 130 g clod of clay on a point 7.10 cm from the center of the disk, where it sticks. What is the new rotational speed of the disk?
*December 4, 2007 by stephanie*

**physics**

Consider a 8·kg rod with a length of 0.6·m and rotating about an axis passing through its center. (a) What is its rotational inertia? (B) Suppose the rod is rotating counterclockwise and speeding up with a rotational acceleration of 7·rad/s2. What is the net torque acting on ...
*November 2, 2011 by jen*

**Physics**

A mass of 1.0 kg is located at the end of a very light and rigid rod 44 cm in length. The rod is rotating about an axis at its opposite end with a rotational velocity of 3 rad/s. (a) What is the rotational inertia of the system? kg · m2 (b) What is the angular momentum of the ...
*April 6, 2012 by Jermaine*

**Physics**

An ice skater, has a rotational inertia of I = 4 kg m2, and spins at 2 rad/sec. She then changes her rotational inertia to 2 kg m2. What is her final angular velocity? a. 4 rad/s b. 2 rad/s c. 2.8 rad/s d. 8 rad/s The answer must be A then right.
*April 30, 2009 by David*

**Physics**

An ice skater, has a rotational inertia of I = 4 kg m2, and spins at 2 rad/sec. She then changes her rotational inertia to 2 kg m2. What is her final angular velocity? a. 4 rad/s b. 2 rad/s c. 2.8 rad/s d. 8 rad/s I say B, am i right?
*April 30, 2009 by David*

**Physics**

The rotational velocity of a merry-go-round increases at a constant rate from 1 rad/s to 2.1 rad/s in a time of 5.8 s. What is the rotational acceleration of the merry-go-round?
*July 7, 2014 by Anonymous*

**Physics**

A charged particle is projected into a uniform B-field. Its velocity vector is perpendicular to the B-field vector. What type of path will the particle travel? Neglect gravity. Answer straight line motion elliptical motion parabolic motion circular motion
*July 16, 2013 by tom*

**PHYSICS**

The masses and coordinates of four particles are as follows: 40 g, x = -4.0 cm, y = 5.0 cm; 30 g, x = 5, y = 0.0 cm; 40 g, x = –5.0 cm, y = 3.0 cm; 20 g, x = 3.0 cm, y = 2.0 cm. What are the rotational inertias of this collection about the (a) x, (b) y, and (c) z axes? >>...
*March 22, 2007 by wolfpak*

**Physics**

An ice skater, hasa rotational inertia of I = 4 kg m2, and spins at 2 rad/sec. Her rotational inertia then undergoes a change to 2 kg m2. Which of the following is true? a. Her angular momentum remains the same b. Her angular velocity increases c. Her kinetic energy increases ...
*April 30, 2009 by David*

**Physics**

create a graph with your data of rotational speed vs radius. independent variable goes on x axis. which is x axis and which is y axis out of radius and rotational speed
*January 31, 2011 by Jo*

**Physics**

A disk lying on the XY plane rinitially roates counter-clockwise with a rotational speed of w0. After a time interval rt, the rotational speed has changed to wf moving in the clockwise direction. The average torque during this time interval is which of the following?
*March 19, 2011 by John*

**Physics help!**

Suppose a revolving door at the bamk is spinning around once every 5 seconds. As you walk through, you push on the door for 2 seconds, which increases the rotational speed so that it rotates once a second. What was the rotational acceleration due to your push?
*December 13, 2012 by Anonymous*

**Physics PLEASE HELP!**

Suppose a revolving door at the bamk is spinning around once every 5 seconds. As you walk through, you push on the door for 2 seconds, which increases the rotational speed so that it rotates once a second. What was the rotational acceleration due to your push?
*December 13, 2012 by Anonymous*

**PHYSICS PLEASEEEE HELP ME**

Suppose a revolving door at the bank is spinning around once every 5 seconds. As you walk through, you push on the door for 2 seconds, which increases that rotational speed so that it rotates once a second. What was the Rotational acceleration due to your push?
*December 17, 2012 by Anonymous*

**physics**

The uniform solid block in Fig. 11-36 has a mass of M = 5.60 kg and edge lengths a = 17.5 cm, b = 39.5 cm, and c = 2.85 cm. Calculate its rotational inertia about an axis through one corner and perpendicular to the large faces I know you have to find the center of mass to get ...
*January 18, 2011 by almost there*

**physics**

Find the rotational kinetic energy of the earth about the sun due to its orbit about the sun. The mass of the earth M is 6 x 1024 kg, the orbital radius r is 1.5 x 1011 m and the rotational period T is 1 year. Treat the earth as a point mass in this problem.
*December 3, 2010 by Qay*

**physics**

Find the rotational kinetic energy of the earth about the sun due to its orbit about the sun. The mass of the earth M is 6 x 1024 kg, the orbital radius r is 1.5 x 1011 m and the rotational period T is 1 year. Treat the earth as a point mass in this problem
*December 4, 2010 by Maa*

**Motion**

Can sumone explain wot linear motion is? Wot's the opposite of linear motion? THX Linear motion is motion is a constant direction, i.e., along a straight line. The speed may change but the direction may not. Motion that is not linear is called curvilinear.
*June 25, 2005 by Mike*

**Physics**

it says create a graph from our data. rotational speed vs force. i know that independent variable goes on the x axis. but out of rotational speed and force which goes on the x axis and which goes on the y?
*January 31, 2011 by JuJu*

**Physics**

it says create a graph from our data. rotational speed vs force. i know that independent variable goes on the x axis. but out of rotational speed and force which goes on the x axis and which goes on the y?
*January 31, 2011 by JuJu*

**physics**

find the rotational kinetic energy of the earth about the sun due to its orbital about the sun. The mass of the each M is 6 X 10^24 kg, the orbital radius r is 1.5 X 10^11 m and the rotational period T is 1 year. Hint, treat the earth as a point mass in this problem.
*November 25, 2011 by pakilina*

**physics - uniform circular motion**

Explain why the kinematics equations which describe the motion of the object that has constant acceleration cannot be applied to uniform circular motion.
*August 23, 2010 by Shaila*

**Physics**

A lawn mower has a flat, rod-shaped steel blade that rotates about its center. The mass of the blade is 0.65kg and its length is 0.55m. What is the rotational energy of the blade at its operating angular speed of 3450 rpm? If all of the rotational kinetic energy of the blade ...
*October 23, 2011 by Jc*

**physics**

A small ball is set in horizontal motion by rolling it with a speed of 3.00 m/s across a room 12.0m long, between two walls. Assume that the collisions made with each wall are perfectly elastic and that the motion is perpendicular to the two walls. (a)Show that the motion is ...
*March 15, 2007 by sam*

**Physics Urgent please help**

A figure skater stands on one spot on the ice(assumed frictionless) and spins around with her arms extended. When she pulls in her arms, her moment of inertia decreases to 3/4 of the initial value. Assume that her spin angular momentum is conserved. What is the ratio of her ...
*November 11, 2013 by rosa*

**Physics**

To reduce its rotational inertia, an engineer proposes drilling three holes in a large wheel of radius R. The holes are to be centered midway between the center and edge of the wheel. What should be their radii (in terms of R) if drilling the holes is to reduce the rotational ...
*November 2, 2012 by John*

**PHYSICS 1**

When a pitcher throws a curve ball, the ball is given a fairly rapid spin. A 0.15 kg baseball with a radius of 3.7 cm is thrown with a linear speed of 41 m/s and an angular speed of 37 rad/s. Assume that the ball is a uniform, solid sphere. (b) Calculate how much of its ...
*October 20, 2008 by kelsey*

**physics help 4 please!**

A solid disk (mass = 1 kg, R=0.5 m) is rolling across a table with a translational speed of 9 m/s. a.) What must the angular speed of the disk be? ? rad/s b.) What is the rotational KE of the disk? ? J c.) What is the total KE of the disk? ? J d.) The disk then rolls up a hill...
*October 18, 2008 by kelsey*

**phys**

A disk rolls down a slope. It rotational axis is its center of mass. It is rotation at a constant angular speed making 34.0 full revolutions in a time interval of 3.30 s. 1)What is the rotational inertia of the disk if its mass is 11.7 kg, and its radius is 49.6 cm? A=1.44kmg^...
*December 7, 2009 by ami*

**Physics**

A potter’s wheel with rotational inertia of 45 kg m2, is spinning freely at 40 rpm. The potter drops a lump of clay onto the wheel where it sticks a distance 1.2 m from the rotational axis at the wheel’s center. If the subsequent angular speed of the wheel is 32 rpm, what is ...
*June 29, 2009 by Sarah*

**math**

any shape with 4 lines of symmetry and rotational order 2. A rectangle would fit that description. See http://www.icteachers.co.uk/children/sats/rotational.htm#Maths I hope this helps. Thanks for asking. i need some help on my maths and i am inbarresed to ask my teacher
*September 17, 2006 by george*

**Astronomy **

Retrograde motion describe the A backward motion of the stars relative to Earth B uniform circular motion exhibited by the planets C irregular speeds at which the planet travel. D backward motion of the planets with respect to the stars I think the answer is A But my book ...
*March 28, 2010 by B*

**physics**

An antique carousel that’s powered by a large electric motor undergoes constant angular acceleration from rest to full rotational speed in 6 seconds. When the ride ends, a brake causes it to decelerate steadily from full rotational speed to rest in 8.9 seconds. Compare the ...
*February 16, 2011 by olivia*

**physics**

A block is attached to a horizontal spring and set in simple harmonic motion, as shown in the figure. At what point in the motion is the speed of the block at its maximum? The position of the block when the spring is relaxed is marked by x = 0, and the extremes of the block\'s...
*April 11, 2014 by Paige*

**Physics**

Explain (wit diagram) how uniform circular motion is an example of an accelerated motion?
*July 29, 2012 by Anupam khatiwara*

**physics**

direction of drag force i.e air resistance .is it always upward?or like friction force it just concern with opposing motion can be in any direction? in a motion it can be in any direction opposite to direction of motion?
*October 2, 2014 by zoha*

**physics**

A spinning flywheel has rotational inertia I = 402.9 kgm2. Its angular velocity decreases from 20.3 rad/s to zero in 266.6 s due to friction. What is the frictional torque acting? Torque= MomentofInertia*angularacceleration. You are given the moment of inertia (you named it ...
*October 23, 2006 by Anonymous*

**PHYSICS--SHM**

A pendulum consists of a uniform disk with radius r = 10 cm and mass 545 g attached to a uniform rod with length L = 500 mm and mass 300 g. (figure: one end of the rod attach to a pivot and the other end attach to the center of the disk) (a) Calculate the rotational inertia of...
*January 27, 2007 by wooh*

**Physics**

Which of the following statements about projectile motion is not correct? a)The acceleration is constant and in one direction. b)The only force is gravity. c)In projectile motion, the motion can be broken down into perpendicular components that are interdependent. d)All of ...
*October 14, 2012 by Lewis*

**Physics**

use the terms "displacement" and velocity to descibe how uniformly accelearted motion differs from unifrom motion
*February 11, 2010 by jake*

**physics**

Explain how the motion of the particles in the rope producing transverse wave refers from the motion of the pulse itself
*August 22, 2011 by Keamogetswe*

**physics**

The equation of motion for an oscillator is given by y= (0.200cm)sin (140t). What are the 1)alplitude, 2)period, and 3) frequency of this motion?
*November 14, 2012 by Jason*

**physics**

The equation of motion for an oscillator is given by y= (0.200cm)sin (140t). What are the 1)amplitude 2)period, and 3)frequency of this motion?
*November 14, 2012 by Jason*

**physics**

A yo-yo has a rotational inertia of 810 g·cm2 and a mass of 95 g. Its axle radius is 2.6 mm and its string is 100 cm long. The yo-yo is thrown so that its its initial speed down the string is 1.0 m/s. (a) How long does the yo-yo take to reach the end of the string? s (b) As it...
*January 23, 2011 by Help Please!*

**physics**

A merry-go-round in the park has a radius of 1.8 m and a rotational inertia of 900kgm^2. A child pushes the merry-go-round with a constant force of 80 N applied at the edges and parallel to the edge. A frictional torque of 12 Nm acts at the axle of the merry-go-round. a. what ...
*October 17, 2010 by Alyssa*

**Physics HELP!**

The position of an object connected to a spring varies with time according to the expression x = (7.1 cm) sin (2.1π t). Find (a) the period of this motion (b) the frequency of the motion (c) the amplitude of the motion (d) the first time after t=0 that the object reaches ...
*November 19, 2012 by Tom*

**physics**

A merry go round in the park has a radius of 1.8 m and a rotational inertia of 900 kg-m^2. A child pushes the merry go round with a constant force of 80 N applied at the edge and parrallel to the edge. A frictional torque of 12 Nm acts at the axle of the merry go round. What ...
*November 18, 2009 by Mare*

**physics**

For this problem use the Uniform circular motion mode of the simulation. (a) Given the limits on the sliders in the simulation, what is the maximum possible speed that can be achieved in "Uniform circular motion" mode? .25 m/s For the remaining parts of this question use the ...
*December 20, 2009 by jesse*

**physics**

An experimental flywheel, used to store energy and replace an automobile engine, is a solid disk of mass 202.0 kg and radius 0.35 m. (a) What is its rotational inertia? (b) When driving at 22.4 m/s (50 mph), the fully energized flywheel is rotating at an angular speed of 3160 ...
*March 22, 2012 by opp*

**physics**

Which of the following is true of inertia? a. It is described in Newton's first law of motion b. It is a property of motion c. It is measured by weight d. all of the above
*February 6, 2013 by Carolyn*

**math**

how can you determine whether a design has rotational symmetry? if a design has a rotational symmetry, how many can you find the angle of roation??
*February 20, 2008 by KIRA*

**Physics**

A toy of mass 0.151 kg is undergoing SHM on the end of a horizontal spring with force constant k = 301 N/m . When the object is a distance 1.23×10^−2 m from its equilibrium position, it is observed to have a speed of 0.297 m/s. A-What is the total energy of the object at...
*January 2, 2007 by Hadi*

**Physics **

A rolling barrel with initial velocity 20 m/s encounters a hill 10m tall to slow it down 1. state where its angular speed is 0 2. state where its rotational kinetic energy will be 0 3. state where its translation kinetic energy will be 0 4. for each of the two flat surfaces ...
*May 2, 2014 by Michelle*

**Physics, Please help today**

0.0100kg particles have been glued to a rod of Length L=6.00cm and negligible mass and can rotate around a perpendicular axis through point O at one end. How much work is required to change the rotational rate (a) from 0-20.0 rad/s, (b) from 20.0 rad/s to 40.0 rad/s, and (c) ...
*November 30, 2006 by Dawn*

**physics-rotational dynamics**

Two astronauts, each having a mass of 75.0 kg, are connected by a 10.0 m rope of negligible mass. THey are isolated in space,orbiting their center of mass at speeds of 5.00 m/s. calculate A)magnitude of the angular momentum of the system by treating astronauts as particles and...
*February 12, 2007 by cyndi*

**Physics(Rotational Energy)**

Suppose three masses are arranged as shown, connected by a rodless mass. (2 kg)-------(6 kg)--------(4 kg) 2m 3m a) If this object is free to rotate in space, about what point will it spin? b) A small mass (m=0.1 kg) drops vertically onto the2 kg mass traveling 100 m/s and ...
*July 16, 2012 by ChristinaNguyen*

**Phyics**

I have a few questions that I need help with please. Show by algebraic reasoning that your gravitational acceleration toward an object of mass M a distance d away is a = GM/d2 and therefore doesn’t depend on your mass. (I dont understand this question) What does it mean to say...
*October 5, 2007 by Soly*

**college physics**

an atwood machine is constructed by mounting a well-lubricated pulley (not necessarily a ring/disc), whose radius is 6.00cm on an axle and passing a rope over the pulley. Each end of the rope is attached to a different mass of 3.0 kg and 2.0kg so they both hang vertically. ...
*June 25, 2013 by kim*

**physics**

Some special vehicles have spinning disks (flywheels) to store energy while they roll downhill. They use that stored energy to lift themselves uphill later on. Their flywheels have relatively small rotational masses but spin at enormous angular speeds. How would a flywheel’s ...
*February 21, 2011 by olga*

**Physics *(URGENT)**

Use a sentence to describe how the spacing of the dots for the accelerated motion is different from the spacing of the dots you would expect for uniform motion. In accelerated motion the dots are spaced further apart as the time increases. Would my answer be correct? If not ...
*March 29, 2010 by John*

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