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August 3, 2015

August 3, 2015

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**physics**

The flywheel of a steam engine runs with a constant angular speed of 164 rev/min. When steam is shut off, the friction of the bearings and the air brings the wheel to rest in 1.6 h. I figured out the constant angular acceleration=1.71 rev/min2 but im not sure how to find:What ...
*September 27, 2010 by help*

**physics**

The flywheel of a steam engine runs with a constant angular speed of 164 rev/min. When steam is shut off, the friction of the bearings and the air brings the wheel to rest in 1.6 h. I found the constant angular acceleration as 1.71rev/min^2. They also ask you to find What is ...
*September 28, 2010 by help*

**college physics**

The flywheel of a steam engine runs with a constant angular speed of 165 rev/min. When steam is shut off, the friction of the bearings and of the air brings the wheel to rest in 2.30 hrs (a) What is the constant angular acceleration of the wheel, in rev/min2 ? (b) How many ...
*June 8, 2010 by Bami*

**Physics **

The flywheel of a steam engine runs with a constant angular speed of 112 rev/ min . When steam is shut off, the friction of the bearings and the air brings the wheel to rest in 2.2 h. What is the magnitude of the constant angular acceleration of the wheel in rev/min^2? Do not ...
*April 2, 2014 by Ted*

**physics**

The flywheel of a steam engine runs with a constant angular velocity of 220 rev/min. When steam is shut off, the friction of the bearings and of the air stops the wheel in 2.7 h. (a) What is the constant angular acceleration, in revolutions per minute-squared, of the wheel ...
*March 5, 2008 by greg*

**physics**

The flywheel of a steam engine runs with a constant angular speed of 164 rev/min. When steam is shut off, the friction of the bearings and the air brings the wheel to rest in 1.6 h. I figured out the constant angular acceleration=1.71 rev/min2 but im not sure how to find:What ...
*September 28, 2010 by question*

**PHYSICS!!!**

The flywheel of a steam engine runs with a constant angular velocity of 220 rev/min. When steam is shut off, the friction of the bearings and of the air stops the wheel in 2.7 h. (a) What is the constant angular acceleration, in revolutions per minute-squared, of the wheel ...
*March 5, 2008 by greg*

**Physics**

The flywheel of a steam engine runs with a constant angular speed of 321 rev/min (in the counterclockwise direction). When steam is shut off, the friction of the bearings stops the wheel in 1.9 h. (a) What is the constant angular acceleration, in revolutions per minute-squared...
*July 27, 2010 by Anna*

**physics**

The flywheel of a steam engine runs with a constant angular speed of 250 rev/min. When steam is shut off, the friction of the bearings stops the wheel in 2.1 h. At the instant the flywheel is turning at 75 rev/min, what is the tangential component of the linear acceleration of...
*March 12, 2007 by winterWX*

**physics - drwls?**

The flywheel of a steam engine runs with a constant angular speed of 250 rev/min. When steam is shut off, the friction of the bearings stops the wheel in 2.1 h. At the instant the flywheel is turning at 75 rev/min, what is the tangential component of the linear acceleration of...
*March 13, 2007 by winterWX*

**Physics**

A flywheel with a diameter of 2.45 m is rotating at an angular speed of 74.1 rev/min. (a) What is the angular speed of the flywheel in radians per second? (b) What is the linear speed of a point on the rim of the flywheel? (c) What constant angular acceleration (in revolutions...
*November 9, 2011 by kyle*

**Dynamics**

A flywheel has an angular speed of 1200 rev/min when its motor is turned off. The wheel attains constant decelerations of 1.5 rad/s2 due to friction in its bearing. Determine the time required for the wheel to come to rest and the number of revolutions the wheel makes before ...
*July 30, 2012 by Rajan*

**Physics**

The flywheel of an old steam engine is a solid homogeneous metal disk of mass M = 120 kg and radius R = 80 cm. The engine rotates the wheel at 500 rpm. In an emergency, to bring the engine to a stop, the flywheel is disengaged from the engine and a brake pad is applied at the ...
*October 18, 2011 by Temi*

**Physics**

The flywheel of an old steam engine is a solid homogeneous metal disk of mass M = 114 kgand radius R = 80 cm.The engine rotates the wheel at 540 rpm. In an emergency, to bring the engine to a stop, the flywheel is disengaged from the engine and a brake pad is applied at the ...
*October 24, 2010 by Donny*

**physics**

The flywheel of a steam engine begins to rotate from rest with a constant angular acceleration of 1.41 rad/s2. It accelerates for 25.5 s, then maintains a constant angular velocity. Calculate the total angle through which the wheel has turned 65.5 s after it begins rotating.
*February 10, 2012 by qwertzuiop*

**Physics**

The flywheel of a steam engine begins to rotate from rest with a constant angular acceleration of 1.39 rad/s^2. It accelerates for 30.3 s, then maintains a constant angular velocity. Calculate the total angle through which the wheel has turned 69.1 s after it begins rotating.
*September 30, 2012 by Arthur*

**physics**

The flywheel of a steam engine begins to rotate from rest with a constant angular acceleration of 1.45 rad/s2. It accelerates for 29.5 s, then maintains a constant angular velocity. Calculate the total angle through which the wheel has turned 63.7 s after it begins rotating.
*September 22, 2013 by Sue*

**angular momentum**

Just after a motorcycle rides off the end of a ramp and launches into the air, its engine is turning counterclockwise at 7530 rev/min. The motorcycle rider forgets to throttle back, so the engine's angular speed increases to 12600 rev/min. As a result, the rest of the ...
*March 5, 2013 by Anonymous*

**Hard Physics Problem**

The flywheel of an old steam engine is a solid homogeneous metal disk of mass M = 131 kgand radius R = 80 cm.The engine rotates the wheel at 580 rpm. In an emergency, to bring the engine to a stop, the flywheel is disengaged from the engine and a brake pad is applied at the ...
*October 25, 2010 by Donny*

**Dynamics**

a flywheel has an angular speed of 1200rev/min when its motor is turned off.the wheel attains constant decelerations of 1.5rad/s2 due to friction in its bearing.determine the time required for the wheel to come to rest and the numer of revolutions the wheel makes before it ...
*August 1, 2012 by sanjeev kumar*

**physics**

3- An electric motor can accelerate a Ferris wheel of moment of inertia (I =20 000 kg.m2) from rest to (10.0 rev/min) in (12.0 s). When the motor is turned off, friction causes the wheel to slow down from (10.0 to 8.00 rev/min) in (10.0 s). Determine (a) the torque generated ...
*March 16, 2013 by a*

**Physics**

In a city with an air-pollution problem, a bus has no combustion engine. It runs on energy drawn from a large, rapidly rotating flywheel under the floor of the bus. The flywheel is spun up to its maximum rotation rate of 5150 rev/min by an electric motor at the bus terminal. ...
*March 13, 2011 by Brent*

**physics**

A flywheel in the form of a heavy circular disk of diameter 0.83 m and mass 111 kg is mounted on a frictionless bearing. A motor connected to the flywheel accelerates it from rest to 1430 rev/min. a)What is the moment of inertia of the fly- wheel? Answer in units of kg · m2 b...
*October 21, 2011 by phys101*

**Physics**

This is a very confusing problem, I had never taken physics before and it is going to kill my GPA. can someone please help me solve this problem. I have a quiz coming up. Thanks for the help. The flywheel of an old steam engine is a solid homogeneous metal disk of mass M = 137...
*October 31, 2014 by Rhyan*

**Socials: invention**

what inventions came before the steam engine? (prototype) I have researched about the steam engine by James Watt and I know that before the steam engine there was a steam pump that was invented by Thomas Newcomen, but I need more info than this. Please help, thanks...
*February 15, 2013 by Tess*

**physic**

hi,need help please.thank. A car is designed to get its energy from a rotating flywheel (solid disk) with a radius of 2.00 m and a mass of 525 kg. Before a trip, the flywheel is attached to an electric motor, which brings the flywheel's rotational speed up to 4000 rev/min. (a...
*November 23, 2009 by Chan*

**Physics Mehanics**

In the figure below, wheel A of radius rA = 11 cm is coupled by belt B to wheel C of radius rC = 23 cm. The angular speed of wheel A is increased from rest at a constant rate of 1.6 rad/s2. Find the time needed for wheel C to reach an angular speed of 110 rev/min, assuming the...
*February 24, 2011 by D*

**candle**

The flywheel of a prototype car engine is under test. The angular position θ of the flywheel is given by θ = (3.0rad/s3)t3 and the diameter of the flywheel is 36cm. (a)Find the distance that a particle on the rim moves during that time interval. (b) Find the angle &#...
*November 4, 2011 by ahmed*

**physics**

a wheel with an angular velocity of 300. rev/min increases to 500. rev/min in 10.0 sec. what is the angular acceleration the wheel is traveling?
*January 20, 2014 by sosa*

**Physics**

A passenger bus in Zurich, Switzerland derived its motive power from the energy stored in a large flywheel. The wheel was brought up to speed periodically, when the bus stopped at a station, by an electric motor, which could then be attached to the electric power lines. The ...
*November 4, 2008 by Suzy*

**physics**

A car is designed to get its energy from a rotating flywheel with a radius of 1.50 m and a mass of 600 kg. Before a trip, the flywheel is attached to an electric motor, which brings the flywheel's rotational speed up to 4000 rev/min. (a) Find the kinetic energy stored in the ...
*March 17, 2010 by mike*

**physics**

A car is designed to get its energy from a rotating flywheel (solid disk) with a radius of 1.00 m and a mass of 600 kg. Before a trip, the flywheel is attached to an electric motor, which brings the flywheel's rotational speed up to 4,000 rev/min. (a) Find the kinetic energy ...
*November 30, 2012 by monic*

**physics**

A car is designed to get its energy from a rotating flywheel (solid disk) with a radius of 1.00 m and a mass of 600 kg. Before a trip, the flywheel is attached to an electric motor, which brings the flywheel's rotational speed up to 4,000 rev/min. (a) Find the kinetic energy ...
*December 2, 2012 by heather*

**physics**

hi,need help please.thank. A car is designed to get its energy from a rotating flywheel (solid disk) with a radius of 2.00 m and a mass of 525 kg. Before a trip, the flywheel is attached to an electric motor, which brings the flywheel's rotational speed up to 4000 rev/min. (a...
*November 22, 2009 by Chan*

**Physics**

The angular speed of an automobile engine is increased at a constant rate from 1200rev/min to 3000rev/min in 12s. How many revolutions does the engine make in this 12s interval? I worked it out to be 25200 rev. Is that right?
*December 16, 2010 by MT*

**Physics**

An electric motor rotating a workshop grinding wheel at a rate of 95 rev/min is switched off. Assume the wheel has a constant negative angular acceleration of magnitude 2.40 rad/s2. (a) How long does it take for the grinding wheel to stop? (b) Through how many radians has the ...
*May 3, 2011 by Dani*

**Physics***

A car is designed to get its energy from a rotating flywheel (solid disk) with a radius of 1.00 m and a mass of 575 kg. Before a trip, the flywheel is attached to an electric motor, which brings the flywheel's rotational speed up to 5,000 rev/min. (a) Find the kinetic energy ...
*October 20, 2011 by Allie*

**Physic**

An electric motor rotating a workshop grinding wheel at a rate of 114 rev/min is switched off. Assume the wheel has a constant negative angular acceleration of magnitude 2.10 rad/s2. (a) How long does it take for the grinding wheel to stop?
*November 14, 2011 by Anthony*

**Physics**

Two disks are mounted (like a merry-go-round) on low-friction bearings on the same axle and can be brought together so that they couple and rotate as one unit. The first disk, with rotational inertia 2.58 kg·m2 about its central axis, is set spinning counterclockwise (which ...
*November 18, 2011 by Emily*

**physics**

Two disks are mounted (like a merry-go-round) on low-friction bearings on the same axle and can be brought together so that they couple and rotate as one unit. The first disk, with rotational inertia 1.46 kg·m2 about its central axis, is set spinning counterclockwise (which ...
*December 8, 2013 by kristy*

**Physics Rotaional Kinetic Energy**

A car is designed to get its energy from a rotating flywheel with a radius of 1.50 m and a mass of 600 kg. Before a trip, the flywheel is attached to an electric motor, which brings the flywheel's rotational speed up to 4000 rev/min. (a) Find the kinetic energy stored in the ...
*March 17, 2010 by Anonymous*

**physics**

If you lift the front wheel of a poorly maintained bicycle off the ground and then start it spinning at 0.72 {\rm rev}/{\rm s}, friction in the bearings causes the wheel to stop in just 12 {\rm s}.
*March 13, 2012 by Anonymous*

**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*

**physic**

hi,need help please.thank. A car is designed to get its energy from a rotating flywheel (solid disk) with a radius of 2.00 m and a mass of 525 kg. Before a trip, the flywheel is attached to an electric motor, which brings the flywheel's rotational speed up to 4000 rev/min. (a...
*November 22, 2009 by Chan*

**physics**

An electric motor rotating a workshop grinding wheel at a rate of 9.80 101 rev/min is switched off. Assume the wheel has a constant negative angular acceleration of magnitude 2.00 rad/s2. (a) How long does it take for the grinding wheel to stop? s (b) Through how many radians ...
*November 14, 2012 by monic*

**Dynamics**

A pelton wheel attains its operating speed of 800 rev/min% determine constant angular acceleration of pelton wheel
*July 30, 2012 by benny*

**physics**

1. A centrifuge in a medical laboratory rotates at an angular speed of 3650 rev/min. When switched off, it rotates through 50.0 revolutions before coming to rest. Find the constant angular acceleration of the centrifuge. 2. A ball of mass 0.120 kg is dropped from rest from a ...
*July 6, 2008 by Elisa*

**Physic**

A flywheel rotates with an angular speed of 26 rev/s. As it is brought to rest with a constant acceleration, it turns 55 rev. What is the magnitude of the angular acceleration? How much time does it take to stop?
*May 8, 2011 by Maria*

**physics**

As a result of friction, the angular speed of a wheel changes with time according to d(theta)/dt = w0 e^-(aplpha*t) where w0 and alpha are constants. The angular speed changes from an initial angular speed of 4.87 rad/s to 4.27 rad/s in 33.93s. A) Determine the magnitude of ...
*October 26, 2012 by michelle*

**physics**

A spinning disk of mass 5.0 kg and radius 0.25m is rotating about an axis through its center at 400 rev/min. a.) What is the angular velocity of the disk in rad/s? b.) What is the moment of inertia of the disk? c.) If it accelerates at a constant rate to 800 rev/min in 8 sec, ...
*July 29, 2012 by Lauren*

**Physics**

A spinning disk of mass 5.0 kg and radius 0.25m is rotating about an axis through its center at 400 rev/min. a.) What is the angular velocity of the disk in rad/s? b.) What is the moment of inertia of the disk? c.) If it accelerates at a constant rate to 800 rev/min in 8 sec, ...
*July 29, 2012 by Lauren*

**physics**

Two disks are mounted (like a merry-go-round) on low-friction bearings on the same axle and can be brought together so that they couple and rotate as one unit. The first disk, with rotational inertia 3.30 kg·m2 about its central axis, is set spinning counterclockwise at 450 ...
*April 18, 2010 by william*

**Dynamics**

A pelton wheel attains its operating speed of 800 rev/min within 2s after it is turn on. Determine the constant angular accelerations of pelton wheel. also find the total number of revolutions the wheel makes before it attains operating speed
*July 31, 2012 by Dhilsath*

**Algebra 2**

The angular speed of a larger pulley wheel (radius=15cm) is 50 rev./min. Find the angular speed of the smaller wheel (radius=6cm).
*April 22, 2012 by Mary*

**kinetics**

An exercise bicycle's flywheel is 30cm in diameter and 2.5 cm thick and is constructed from steel (density=7850 kg m3) its moment of inertia is 0.156 kg m2 about its axis of rotation a) calculate the mass of the flywheel b) calculate the flywheel's radius of gyration c) whilst...
*March 8, 2012 by dmkp*

**kinetics**

An exercise bicycle's flywheel is 30cm in diameter and 2.5 cm thick and is constructed from steel (density=7850 kg m3) its moment of inertia is 0.156 kg m2 about its axis of rotation a) calculate the mass of the flywheel b) calculate the flywheel's radius of gyration c) whilst...
*March 16, 2012 by dmkp*

**kinetics**

An exercise bicycle's flywheel is 30cm in diameter and 2.5 cm thick and is constructed from steel (density=7850 kg m3) its moment of inertia is 0.156 kg m2 about its axis of rotation a) calculate the mass of the flywheel b) calculate the flywheel's radius of gyration c) whilst...
*March 28, 2012 by dmkp*

**kinetics**

An exercise bicycle's flywheel is 30cm in diameter and 2.5 cm thick and is constructed from steel (density=7850 kg m3) its moment of inertia is 0.156 kg m2 about its axis of rotation a) calculate the mass of the flywheel b) calculate the flywheel's radius of gyration c) whilst...
*March 30, 2012 by dmkp*

**kinematics**

An exercise bicycle's flywheel is 30cm in diameter and 2.5 cm thick and is constructed from steel (density=7850 kg m3) its moment of inertia is 0.156 kg m2 about its axis of rotation a) calculate the mass of the flywheel b) calculate the flywheel's radius of gyration c) whilst...
*May 30, 2012 by dmkp*

**engineering mechanics**

An exercise bicycle's flywheel is 30cm in diameter and 2.5 cm thick and is constructed from steel (density=7850 kg m3) its moment of inertia is 0.156 kg m2 about its axis of rotation a) calculate the mass of the flywheel b) calculate the flywheel's radius of gyration c) whilst...
*April 4, 2012 by dmkp*

**engineering mechanics**

An exercise bicycle's flywheel is 30cm in diameter and 2.5 cm thick and is constructed from steel (density=7850 kg m3) its moment of inertia is 0.156 kg m2 about its axis of rotation a) calculate the mass of the flywheel b) calculate the flywheel's radius of gyration c) whilst...
*April 5, 2012 by dmkp*

**physics**

A steam engine’s boiler completely converts 151 kg of water to steam. This process in- volves the transfer of 4.8786 J J as heat. If steam escaping through a safety valve does 1.66 × 108 J of work expanding against the outside atmosphere, what is the net change in the internal...
*February 19, 2013 by scott*

**physics**

Wheel A of radius ra = 14.6 cm is coupled by belt B to wheel C of radius rc = 30.2 cm. Wheel A increases its angular speed from rest at time t = 0 s at a uniform rate of 5.0 rad/s2. At what time will wheel C reach a rotational speed of 52.9 rev/min, assuming the belt does not ...
*March 3, 2012 by Katie*

**physic**

Wheel A of radius ra = 6.1 cm is coupled by belt B to wheel C of radius rc = 33.3 cm. Wheel A increases its angular speed from rest at time t = 0 s at a uniform rate of 7.1 rad/s2. At what time will wheel C reach a rotational speed of 119.3 rev/min, assuming the belt does not ...
*September 20, 2010 by venuya *

**physic**

Wheel A of radius ra = 6.1 cm is coupled by belt B to wheel C of radius rc = 33.3 cm. Wheel A increases its angular speed from rest at time t = 0 s at a uniform rate of 7.1 rad/s2. At what time will wheel C reach a rotational speed of 119.3 rev/min, assuming the belt does not ...
*September 20, 2010 by 12isabelle*

**Physics**

Wheel A of radius ra = 13.9 cm is coupled by belt B to wheel C of radius rc = 34.3 cm. Wheel A increases its angular speed from rest at time t = 0 s at a uniform rate of 5.7 rad/s2. At what time will wheel C reach a rotational speed of 168.2 rev/min, assuming the belt does not...
*February 10, 2012 by Marc*

**social studies**

What were the 5 scientific discoveries of the Industrial Revolution? I already hae the steam engine and a boat powered by the steam engine.
*September 28, 2009 by Anya*

**Math**

An experimental solid disc flywheel has a 300m diameter and a mass of 70kg. Experiments show that, at all speeds of rotation, the frictional resistance to motion is equivalent to a torque of 0.15Nm. if when the flywheel is rotating at 50 rev/min, the driving power is removed, ...
*December 21, 2014 by Anonymous*

**Physics**

A 9.60 g coin is placed 10.7 cm from the center of a turntable. The coin has a coefficient of static friction of 0.80 and a coefficient of kinetic friction of 0.60 with the turntable. The turntable's angular velocity slowly speeds up until the coin starts to slide off. ...
*October 17, 2011 by Dan*

**Physics**

A 6.80 g coin is placed 10.0 cm from the center of a turntable. The coin has a coefficient of static friction of 0.80 and a coefficient of kinetic friction of 0.60 with the turntable. The turntable's angular velocity slowly speeds up until the coin starts to slide off. ...
*October 17, 2011 by Helpp*

**trigonometry**

A Wheel of radius 14in. is rotating 0.5 rad/sec. What is the linear speed v, the angular speed in RPM ( rev per min), and the angular speed in deg/sec?
*April 8, 2015 by Dan*

**physics**

when 100 J of work is done on a stationary flywheel ( that is otherwise free to rotate in place), its angular speed increases from 60 rev/min. What is its moment of inertia?
*April 11, 2013 by Anonymous*

**Physics HELP!**

A centrifuge in a medical laboratory rotates at an angular speed of 3500 rev/ min. When switched off, it rotates through 41.0 revolutions before coming to rest. (a) Find the angular speed in rad/s. (b) Find the displacement in radians. (c) Find the constant angular ...
*October 26, 2012 by Mel*

**Physics**

A steam engine's boiler completely converts 155 kg of water to steam. This process involves the transfer of 3.5 x 10^8 J by heat. If steam escaping a safety valve does 1.76 x 10^8 J of work against the outside atmosphere, what is the net internal energy of the water-steam ...
*March 26, 2008 by Lindsay*

**Physics- Elena please help!!!!**

A centrifuge in a medical laboratory rotates at an angular speed of 3500 rev/ min. When switched off, it rotates through 41.0 revolutions before coming to rest. (a) Find the angular speed in rad/s. (b) Find the displacement in radians. (c) Find the constant angular ...
*October 29, 2012 by Tom*

**physics**

What is the angular speed in rev/min of the Earth as it orbits around the sun? I'm confused with this problem. I know we have to convert from rad/s to rev/rad to s/min in order to get the units as rev/min. But I don't know what to use for rad/s
*April 17, 2012 by Priscilla*

**Radians**

The angular speed of a large pulley wheel that has a radius of 15, is 50 revolutions/min. Find the angular speed and the rim speed of the smaller wheel that has a radius of 5. The rim speed is going to be the same. I got the angular speed but I can't figure out why the rim ...
*April 5, 2011 by Jessica*

**Physics / Dynamics**

After the fuel is turned off, the rotor of a jet engine decelerates under the action of air friction, which depends on the square of its speed, and constant bearing friction. Thus the deceleration is written as b + c * w^2, where b and c are constants and w is the angular ...
*April 11, 2008 by Kyle*

**Physics**

How does torque equal to <frictional force times radius [of solid cylinder]>? " A potter's wheel, a thick stone disk of radius 0.50 m and mass 100 kg, is freely rotating at 50 rev/min. The potter can stop the wheel in 6.0 s by pressing a wet rag against the rim and ...
*October 30, 2013 by Ánfer*

**Physics **

A wheel turns through 90.0 revolutions in 15.0 sec. The angular speed at the end of this 15.0 sec period is 10.0 rev/s. Assuming that the angular acceleration is constant, calculate a) the angular speed at the beginning of the 15.0 sec interval, and b) the amount of time that ...
*May 5, 2014 by TP*

**science- physics**

A rotating wheel requires 4.17 s to rotate through 37 rev. Its angular speed at the end of the 4.17 s interval is 104 rad/s. What is its constant angular acceleration? Assume the angular acceleration has the same sign as the angular velocity.
*October 19, 2012 by joe*

**Social Studies quick question**

James Watt invented the steam engine in what year, and where? Are these right In the 1760s he invented the steam engine in Britain
*November 30, 2009 by Maria*

**physics**

A centrifuge in a medical laboratory rotates at an angular speed of 3800 rev/min. When switched off, it rotates through 46.0 revolutions before coming to rest. Find the constant angular acceleration of the centrifuge. in 1 rad/s2
*October 22, 2010 by john*

**physics**

A centrifuge in a medical laboratory rotates at an angular speed of 3500 rev/min. When switched off, it rotates through 54.0 revolutions before coming to rest. Find the constant angular acceleration of the centrifuge in rad/s^2.
*November 28, 2010 by angie*

**physics**

A flywheel with an axle 1.0cm in diameter is mounted in frictionless bearings and set in motion by applying a steady tension of 2N to a thin thread wound tightly round the axle. The moment of inertia of the system about its axis of rotation is 5.0 x 10^-4 kgm^-2. Calculate (a...
*March 26, 2010 by Edwin*

**physics**

Flywheels are large massive wheels (disks) used to store energy. They can be spun up slowly, and then the wheel’s energy can be released quickly to accomplish a task that demands high power. A large flywheel has a 2.4 m diameter and a mass of 300 kg. Its maximum angular ...
*December 11, 2011 by Anonymous*

**Socials**

With someone, I have to brainstorm the ways that the steam engine would change society. This is what I have so far: The steam engine would burn off water instead of anything toxic, it could be used usefully in factories by the factory workers-would help factory workers ...
*November 23, 2009 by Sara*

**physics**

A wheel rotates without friction about a stationary horizontal axis at the center of the wheel. A constant tangential force equal to 83.N is applied to the rim of the wheel. The wheel has radius 0.110m . Starting from rest, the wheel has an angular speed of 14.6rev/s after 3....
*May 3, 2013 by amy*

**physics**

The flywheel of an engine has a moment of inertia of 24 kg*m^2. a) if the radius of the wheel is 0.6m, what force is required to accelerate the wheel from rest to an angular velocity of 300 rpm in 6 seconds? b) how many turns does it make during this time?
*December 12, 2012 by Natasha*

**physics**

The flywheel of an engine has a moment of inertia of 24 kg*m^2. a) if the radius of the wheel is 0.6m, what force is required to accelerate the wheel from rest to an angular velocity of 300 rpm in 6 seconds? b) how many turns does it make during this time?
*December 12, 2012 by Natasha*

**Physics**

A baton twirler tosses a baton into the air with an initial angular velocity of 2 rev/s (revolutions per second). The baton undergoes a constant angular acceleration of -.015 rev/s^2 while in the air, and its angular velocity when she catches it is .8 rev/s. Determine the ...
*November 7, 2013 by Brian*

**Physics**

Flywheels are large, massive wheels used to store energy. They can be spun up slowly, then the wheel's energy can be released quickly to accomplish a task that demands high power. An industrial flywheel has a 1.5 m diameter and a mass of 250 kg. Its maximum angular velocity is...
*July 23, 2011 by falcon306*

**AP Physics**

A flywheel turns through 46 rev as it slows from an angular speed of 3.1 rad/s to a stop. Assuming a constant angular acceleration, find the time for it to come to rest? What is its angular acceleration (in rad/s^2) ? How much time is required for it to complete the first 23 ...
*January 27, 2008 by ed*

**Physics**

A ceiling fan has two different angular speed settings: 1 = 475 rev/min and 2 = 170 rev/min. What is the ratio a1/a2 of the centripetal accelerations of a given point on a fan blade? Centripetal acceleration at a distance R and angular speed w is a = R w^2. The ratio of the ...
*March 15, 2007 by CJ*

**physics**

A wheel is roatating freely at an angular speed of 800 rev/min on a Shaft of negligible moment of inertia. A second wheel initially at rest and with twice the moment of inertia of the first, is suddenly coupled to the same shaft. (a) what is the angular speed of the resultant...
*December 3, 2010 by kwaku*

**physics**

A wheel is roatating freely at an angular speed of 800 rev/min on a shaft of negligible moment of inertia. A second wheel initially at rest and with twice the moment of inertia of the first, is suddenly coupled to the same shaft. (a) what is the angular speed of the resultant...
*December 5, 2010 by Ama*

**physics**

A centrifuge in a medical laboratory rotates at an angular speed of 3300 rev/ min. When switched off, it rotates through 59.0 revolutions before coming to rest. (a) Find the angular speed in rad/s.
*November 4, 2012 by Anonymous*

**PHYSICS**

A flywheel in the form of a heavy circular disk of diameter 0.83 m and mass 111 kg is mounted on a frictionless bearing. A motor connected to the flywheel accelerates it from rest to 1430 rev/min. a)What is the moment of inertia of the fly- wheel? Answer in units of kg · m2 b...
*October 21, 2011 by PHYSICS HELP!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!*

**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**

You set out to design a car that uses the energy stored in a flywheel consisting of a uniform 97-kg cylinder of radius R that has a maximum angular speed of 330 rev/s. The flywheel must deliver an average of 1.70 MJ of energy for each kilometer of distance. Find the smallest ...
*November 7, 2012 by Jack*