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February 11, 2016
Number of results: 65,791

**physics**

Determine the change in rotational kinetic energy when the rotational velocity of the turntable of a stereo system increases from 0 to 33 rpm. Its rotational inertia is 6.8×10−3kg⋅m2 .
*March 9, 2015 by Please Help*

**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**

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**

A ballet student with her arms and a leg extended spins with an initial rotational speed of 0.90rev/s . As she draws her arms and leg in toward her body, her rotational inertia becomes 0.80 kg⋅m2 and her rotational velocity is 4.1rev/s . Determine her initial rotational ...
*March 9, 2015 by Please Help*

**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 C: Mechanics**

A yo-yo has a rotational inertia of 760 g·cm2 and a mass of 200 g. Its axle radius is 4.0 mm, and its string is 100 cm long. The yo-yo rolls from rest down to the end of the string. (a) What is the magnitude of its linear acceleration? cm/s2 (b) How long does it take to reach ...
*October 26, 2010 by Xavier Hernandez*

**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-Mechanics**

horizontal surface. The block is connected by a cord passing over a pulley to another block of mass 5.53 kg which hangs in the air, as shown on the following picture. Assume the cord to be light (massless and weightless) and unstretchable and the pulley to have no friction and...
*September 22, 2010 by Genevieve*

**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**

Did Einstein support quantum mechanics as being fundamental physics, or did he think quantum mechanics was inconclusive?
*April 10, 2008 by Tammy*

**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**

If the electron in a hydrogen atom obeyed classical mechanics instead of quantum mechanics, would it emit a continuous spectrum or a line spectrum?
*April 10, 2008 by Kara*

**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**

A turntable turning at rotational speed 21rpm stops in 50s when turned off. The turntable's rotational inertia is 1.2×10−2kg⋅m2. a)Determine the magnitude of the resistive torque that slows the turntable.
*March 5, 2015 by help me please*

**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**

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 **

The rotational inertia of a collapsing star changes to one third its initial value while conserving angular momentum. What is the ratio of the new rotational kinetic energy to the initial kinetic energy?
*August 11, 2015 by Yoyo*

**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*

**mechanics**

Find the total kinetic energy of a 1500 g wheel, 700 mm in diameter, rolling across a level surface at 650 rpm. Assume that the wheel can be considered as a hoop. (b) For the wheel in part (a), calculate the torque required to decrease its rotational speed from 400 rpm to rest...
*May 14, 2013 by george*

**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*

**rotational mechanics**

a thin rod of length 2R and mass M is standing vertically on a perfectly smooth floor. the state of equilibrium in which the rod at rest is unstable and the rod falls. FInd the trajectories that the various points of rod describe and velocity with which the upper end of rod ...
*March 31, 2010 by pramod*

**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 speedometer on an automobile measures the rotational speed of the axle and converts that to a linear speed of the car, assuming the car has 0.62-m-diameter tires. What is the rotational speed of the axle when the car is traveling at 26m/s ?
*March 9, 2015 by Please Help*

**mechanics/motion**

Can someone help me with mechanics. I need to check my answers
*January 31, 2014 by Anonymous*

**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**

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*

**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**

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*

**English**

Over time, non-specialists are usually able to assimilate radically new scientific ideas, even though these ideas may seem strange when they are initially introduced. Such was the case with Newtonian physics; when Newton proposed his ideas regarding motion and gravitation in ...
*May 7, 2009 by john browm*

**critical thinking**

Over time, non-specialists are usually able to assimilate radically new scientific ideas, even though these ideas may seem strange when they are initially introduced. Such was the case with Newtonian physics; when Newton proposed his ideas regarding motion and gravitation in ...
*January 16, 2009 by Anonymous*

**CRT205 Quiz**

Over time, non-specialists are usually able to assimilate radically new scientific ideas, even though these ideas may seem strange when they are initially introduced. Such was the case with Newtonian physics; when Newton proposed his ideas regarding motion and gravitation in ...
*February 27, 2009 by randy*

**Critical Thinking**

Over time, non-specialists are usually able to assimilate radically new scientific ideas, even though these ideas may seem strange when they are initially introduced. Such was the case with Newtonian physics; when Newton proposed his ideas regarding motion and gravitation in ...
*June 6, 2009 by mary*

**Critical Thinking**

Over time, non-specialists are usually able to assimilate radically new scientific ideas, even though these ideas may seem strange when they are initially introduced. Such was the case with Newtonian physics; when Newton proposed his ideas regarding motion and gravitation in ...
*July 31, 2009 by bere*

**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**

A wheel has a rotational velocity of 18·rad/s counterclockwise. You place you hand against the wheel and the friction between your hand and the rim stops it. (a) If it takes 4·s to stop the wheel, what is its rotational acceleration? rad/s2 (b) How far does the wheel rotate ...
*February 6, 2015 by jack*

**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*

**english: crit. thinking**

Over time, non-specialists are usually able to assimilate radically new scientific ideas, even though these ideas may seem strange when they are initially introduced. Such was the case with Newtonian physics; when Newton proposed his ideas regarding motion and gravitation in ...
*March 19, 2008 by rose*

**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**

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 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*

**Calculus **

Use newtons method and the function f(x)=x^2-a to derive the mechanics rule. Mechanics Rule for approaching sqrt(a), a>0, is Xn+1=1/2(Xn+a/Xn), n=1,2,3,...
*July 20, 2012 by Elizabeth*

**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!*

**math**

At the Whistlestop Cafe, 15 of the 19 patrons are mechanics. If a sample of 8 is taken, what is the probability that exactly 5 patrons are mechanics? Round your answer to 4 decimal places.
*June 3, 2010 by Anya*

**math**

At the Whistlestop Cafe, 15 of the 19 patrons are mechanics. If a sample of 8 is taken, what is the probability that exactly 5 patrons are mechanics? Round your answer to 4 decimal places.
*June 3, 2010 by Anya*

**Fluid Mechanics**

Hello Can someone can give me good links where i can find the: 1)domestic 2)industrial applications of fluid mechanics ? Tnx a lot.
*October 10, 2014 by Wayne*

**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 **

The sweeping second hand on your wall clock is 24cm long. a)What is the rotational speed of the second hand? b)Find the translational speed of the tip of the second hand. c)Find the rotational acceleration of the second hand.
*March 5, 2015 by help me please*

**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**

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*

**Math**

A car dealership employs 12 salesman and 28 mechanics. What is the ratio of salesman to mechanics?
*August 12, 2014 by Keith*

**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 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*

**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*

**ENGLISH**

Over time, non-specialists are usually able to assimilate radically new scientific ideas, even though these ideas may seem strange when they are initially introduced. Such was the case with Newtonian physics; when Newton proposed his ideas regarding motion and gravitation in ...
*May 7, 2009 by john doe*

**physics14**

A uniform disk with a mass of 900 g and radius 17.0 cm is rotating on frictionless bearings with an rotational speed of 18.0 Hz when Jill drops a 180-g clod of clay on a point 8.70 cm from the center of the disk, where it sticks. What is the new rotational speed of the disk?
*March 22, 2012 by opp*

**Physics (Rotational Kinetic Energy)**

Hello, The question is: A solid ball rolls along the floor with a constant linear speed v. Find the fraction of its total kinetic energy that is in the form of rotational kinetic energy about the center of the ball. Krot/Ktotal = ? The answer I keep getting is 3/1, but the ...
*October 21, 2009 by Ben*

**physics**

A diver can change his rotational inertia by drawing his arms and legs close to his body in the tuck position. After he leaves the diving board (with some unknown angular velocity), he pulls himself into a ball as closely as possible and makes 2.16 complete rotations in 1.31 s...
*December 4, 2007 by stephanie*

**physics**

A bicycle has wheels of radius 0.3 m. Each wheel has a rotational inertia of 0.088 kg× m2 about its axle. The total mass of the bicycle including the wheels and the rider is 79 kg. When coasting at constant speed, what fraction of the total kinetic energy of the bicycle (...
*July 10, 2012 by alicia*

**physics**

The rate of rotation of most pulsars gradually decreases because rotational kinetic energy is gradually converted into other forms of energy by a variety of complicated friction process. Suppose a pulsar of mass 1.5x10^30 kg and radius 20km is spinning at the rate of 2.1 rev/s...
*April 26, 2009 by Carlie*

**Geometry**

How do the axes of rotational symmetry of an octahedron compare to the axes of rotational symmetry of a cube?
*February 19, 2010 by Nicole*

**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*

**Fluid Mechanics**

I have a question in fluid mechanics...and i need to know the pressure in an air-filled drain? Is it the atmospheric pressure? Thanks in advance
*December 21, 2014 by Mohamed*

**Physics**

An engineer has an odd-shaped object of mass 16 kg and needs to find its rotational inertia about an axis through its center of mass. The object is supported on a wire along the desired axis. The wire has a torsion constant κ = 0.4 N· m. If this torsion pendulum ...
*April 15, 2015 by Shane*

**physics**

A car has a flywheel ( a diks of R=0.2m and uniformly distributed mass M=100kg) that can convert 25% of the rotational kinetic energy into translational kinetic energy. The mass of the car is 1000kg ( including flywheel). Suppose the car is at rest, and the flywheel has a ...
*December 30, 2013 by Al*

**Physics**

Why does tension in a rope increase as the rotational speed of a ball increases?
*November 24, 2010 by Alex*

**Physics 1**

What is the rotational kinetic energy of the Earth in its orbit around the sun?
*April 17, 2014 by Sally*

**Physics**

When do we have to give up on an old theory and try to come up with a new theory? Would it be when the old theory under goes changes? Also, how would I compose my answer to this question into a paragraph? This happens when we suspect that the theory is not perfect. E.g., the ...
*August 7, 2007 by Soly*

**physics**

What is the rotational speed of the minute hand on a clock? Convert from rad/s to rev/s
*February 23, 2012 by brett*

**Physics**

A man stands on a platform that is rotating (without friction) with an angular speed of 1.21 rev/s; his arms are outstretched and he holds a brick in each hand The rotational inertia of the system consisting of the man, bricks, and platform about the central axis is 4.32 kg·m2...
*November 18, 2011 by Aimee*

**physics**

A geosynchronous Earth satellite is one that has an orbital period equal to the rotational period of the Earth. Such orbits are useful for communication and weather observation because the satellite remains above the same point on Earth, provided it orbits in the equatorial ...
*June 8, 2014 by Anonymous*

**physics**

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

**Physics**

A student wants to run an experiment to determine how the distribution of mass (location of mass) affects an object`s rotational velocity. For this experiment the student picks 3 rings. One is a wood ring (like a hula-hoop) with all of its mass at the outer edge (A). The next ...
*January 17, 2010 by Kyle*

**Physics**

A 450.8 N child and a 101.0 N child sit on either end of a 2.2 m long seesaw. How far from the 450.8 N child should the pivot be placed to ensure rotational equilibrium? Disregard the mass of the seesaw. Answer in units of m part 2 of 2 Suppose a 367 N child sits 0.193 m from ...
*February 8, 2012 by amanda and leah*

**Physics**

A 450.8 N child and a 101.0 N child sit on either end of a 2.2 m long seesaw. How far from the 450.8 N child should the pivot be placed to ensure rotational equilibrium? Disregard the mass of the seesaw. Answer in units of m part 2 of 2 Suppose a 367 N child sits 0.193 m from ...
*February 8, 2012 by amanda and leah*

**Physics.**

The figure below shows an arrangement of 15 identical disks that have been glued together in a rod-like shape of length L = 1.4500 m and (total) mass M = 135.000 g. The arrangement can rotate about a perpendicular axis through its central disk at point O. (a) What is the ...
*March 4, 2010 by Jake*

**physics**

estimate the rotational kinetic energy of earth, assuming it to be a solid sphere of uniform density
*November 28, 2009 by devin*