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November 22, 2014

November 22, 2014

Number of results: 58,895

**Physics**

What is the moment of inertia of an object that rolls without slipping down a 2.00-m-high incline starting from rest, and has a final velocity of 6.00 m/s? Express the moment of inertia as a multiple of MR2, where M is the mass of the object and R is its radius.
*July 14, 2013 by Justin*

**Physics**

. (a) Calculate the angular momentum of an ice skater spinning at 6.00 rev/s given his moment of inertia is 0.400 kg ⋅ m2. (b) He reduces his rate of spin (his angular velocity) by extending his arms and increasing his moment of inertia. Find the value of his moment of ...
*July 14, 2013 by Justin*

**physics**

(a) Calculate the angular momentum of an ice skater spinning at 6.00 rev/s given his moment of inertia is 0.490 kg·m2. (b) He reduces his rate of spin (his angular velocity) by extending his arms and increasing his moment of inertia. Find the value of his moment of inertia if ...
*July 17, 2013 by Wendy*

**Physic Moment of inertia**

Determine the moment of inertia of a 11.1kg sphere of radius 0.794m when the axis of rotation is through its center.
*March 29, 2014 by David*

**physics**

Suppose that you measured the moment of inertia of the system as I = 5.05 kg-m2. Assume the diameter of the pulley around which you wrap the string is d = 2.5 cm. a) suppose the system is initially spinning at angular speed ωo = 2.05 rad/s. After you drop a cube of mass ...
*November 30, 2010 by dan*

**Physics Inertia : Merry-go-round**

A playground merry-go-round of radius 1.96 m has a moment of inertia 335 kg m2 and is rotating at 12.3 rev/min. A child with mass 43.1 kg jumps on the edge of the merry-go-round. What is the new moment of inertia of the merry-go-round and child, together? Answer in units of kg...
*April 19, 2010 by HELP ME!!*

**physics**

A toy consisting of two balls, each m = 0.56 kg, at the ends of a l = 0.73 m long, thin light-weight rod is shown below. Find the moment of inertia of the toy. The moment of inertia is to be found about the center of the rod.
*January 10, 2013 by Anonymous*

**physics**

Four objects are held in position at the corners of a rectangle by light rods . m1 2.90(kg) m2 1.90(kg) m3 4.50(kg) m41.90 (kg) (a) Find the moment of inertia of the system about the x-axis. Answer in kg · m2 (b) Find the moment of inertia of the system about the y-axis. ...
*October 26, 2011 by Allie*

**Physics**

A woman stands at the center of a platform. The woman and the platform rotate with an angular speed of 4.00 rad/s. Friction is negligible. Her arms are outstreched, and she is holding a dumbbell in each hand. In this position the total moment of inertia of the rotating system...
*March 21, 2007 by CJ*

**Physics**

A "reference ring" with moment of inertia Ic rests on a solid disk torsion pendulum with a moment of inertia I0. a) What is the period T0 for the motion with the disk alone? b) What is the period T1 for motion with the combined system? c) Use the expressions from a) and b) to ...
*April 14, 2014 by Tim*

**Physics review**

So I've already found/ was given the radius, hanging mass, and acceleration for three objects but I need to find the moment of inertia using all those three. What equation do I use or how do I incorporate all of them to find the moment of inertia?
*July 12, 2012 by hayley*

**physics-Moment of Inertia**

Two equal masses m are place at positions r1= (L, 2L, 3L) and r2= (3L, L ,2L). Calculate the moments of inertia Ix, Iy, Iz of the system with respect to the x, y, and z axes.
*May 4, 2011 by Sandhya*

**12th grade**

A bicycle wheel has a radius of 0.330 m and a rim whose mass is 1.20 kg. The wheel has 50 spokes, each with a mass of 0.010 kg. a.) Calculate the moment of inertia of the rim about the axle. b.) Determine the moment of inertia of any one spoke, assuming it to be a long, thin ...
*March 10, 2010 by Janelle*

**Physics**

A cylinder with moment of inertia 22.1 kg m2 rotates with angular velocity 5.71 rad/s on a frictionless vertical axle. A second cylinder, with moment of inertia 28.3 kgm2, initially not rotating, drops onto the first cylinder and remains in contact. Since the surfaces are ...
*June 27, 2013 by Wolves*

**physics**

A 90kg stuntman falls from a building that is 80 meters tall. (Vo = 0) Fortunately, the stuntman is attached to a cable that is wrapped around a flywheel (massive spool), with a radius of 0.5m. If the man takes 8 seconds to reach the ground, (a) what is the moment of inertia ...
*March 7, 2013 by Sam*

**Physics**

A 90kg stuntman falls from a building that is 80 meters tall. (Vo = 0)Fortunately, the stuntman is attached to a cable that is wrapped around a flywheel (massive spool), with a radius of 0.5m. If the man takes 8 seconds to reach the ground: (a) what is the moment of inertia of...
*March 7, 2013 by Sam*

**physics**

A uniform brass disk of radius R and mass M with a moment of inertia I about its cylindrical axis of symmetry is at a temperature T = 45 °C. Determine the fractional change in its moment of inertia if it is heated to a temperature of 125 °C. (The linear expansion coefficient ...
*July 20, 2012 by Bruce*

**physics**

Interestingly, there have been several studies using cadavers to determine the moment of inertia of human body parts by letting them swing as a pendulum about a joint. In one study, the center of gravity of a 5.0 kg lower leg was found to be 18 cm from the knee. When pivoted ...
*April 13, 2010 by zidd*

**Physics hw question mistake**

Hello, I didn't post the correct questions correctly so here they are: Hello, I have some questions: 1. Do you think the calculated moment of inertia is larger or smaller than the true moment of inertia? Explain. for static moment of inertia I have:.0202kgm^2 for dynamic " ":....
*November 16, 2006 by Teenesha*

**physics**

An ice skater has a moment of inertia of 2.3 kg * m^2 when his arms are outstretched and a moment of inertia of 1.0 kg * m^2 when his arms are tucked in close to his chest. If he starts to spin at an angular speed of 2.0 rps (revolutions per second) with his arms outstretched...
*April 11, 2011 by Dorian*

**Physics Please help!**

In each of the following cases, the mass is 7.99 kg and the radius is 7.50 cm. (a) What is the moment of inertia (kg/m2 ) of a solid cylinder rotating about an axis parallel to the symmetry axis but passing through the edge of the cylinder? (b) What is the moment of inertia (...
*March 17, 2012 by john*

**physics**

A diver in midair has an angular velocity of 6.0 rad/s and a moment of inertia of 1.2 kg·m2. He then pulls is arms and legs into a tuck position and his angular velocity increases to 12 rad/s. The net external torque acting on the diver is zero. What is his moment of inertia ...
*November 1, 2011 by jason*

**Physics**

A cord is wrapped around the rim of a wheel .250 m in radius, and a steady pull of 40.0 N is exerted on the cord. The wheel is mounted on frictionless bearings on a horizontal shaft through its center. The moment of inertia of the wheel about this shaft is 5.00kg*m^2. Compute ...
*March 27, 2007 by Karla*

**Physics: Moment of Inertia**

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?
*October 27, 2010 by Xavier Hernandez*

**physics**

A student opens a 12.0 kg door If the door is 2.00 m in height and 1.00 m wide what is the moment of inertia of the door about its hinges. The equation for moment of inertia about the hinges is I =1/3 mr^2 should i use the the width or the height as my r i think it should be ...
*April 19, 2009 by seth*

**moments of inertia**

I determined the area moment of inertia and the product of inertia of the cross-section of a beam about the centroidal axes using equations. I am now asked to design an experiment to verify the results that I obtained through equations. Can someone please suggest an experiment...
*April 7, 2010 by Claire*

**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 Please help!**

In each of the following cases, the mass is 7.99 kg and the radius is 7.50 cm. (a) What is the moment of inertia (kg/m2 ) of a solid cylinder rotating about an axis parallel to the symmetry axis but passing through the edge of the cylinder? (b) What is the moment of inertia (...
*March 18, 2012 by john*

**Physics**

A 10 m platform diver during his diving can increase his rotation rate from an initial rate of 0.8 rev/s to a maximum of 3.3 rev/s. If his initial moment of inertia was 10 kg·m2, what is his moment of inertia at his maximum rotation rate?
*April 26, 2013 by Derrick*

**Physics please check**

A rotating door is made from four rectangular glass panes, as shown in the drawing. The mass of each pane is 88 kg. A person pushes on the outer edge of one pane with a force of F = 53 N that is directed perpendicular to the pane. Determine the magnitude of the door's angular ...
*March 26, 2007 by Jim*

**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 please check**

A uniform solid disk with a mass of 32.3 kg and a radius of 0.414 m is free to rotate about a frictionless axle. Forces of 90.0 N and 125 N are applied to the disk. (a) What is the net torque produced by the two forces? (Assume counterclockwise is the positive direction.) (b) ...
*April 24, 2007 by Mary*

**college physics**

Interestingly, there have been several studies using cadavers to determine the moment of inertia of human body parts by letting them swing as a pendulum about a joint. In one study, the center of gravity of a 5.0 kg lower leg was found to be 18 cm from the knee. When pivoted ...
*April 14, 2010 by zidd*

**physics**

a circular disc rotates on a thin air film with a period of 0.3s. its moment of inertia about its axis of rotation is 0.06kgm^2. a small mass is dropped onto th disc and rotates with it . the moment of inertia of the mass about the axis of rotation is 0.04kgm^2.determine the ...
*February 11, 2012 by ashely*

**Physics**

a circular disc rotates on a thin air film with a period of 0.3s. its moment of inertia about its axis of rotation is 0.06kgm^2. a small mass is dropped onto th disc and rotates with it . the moment of inertia of the mass about the axis of rotation is 0.04kgm^2.determine the ...
*January 9, 2013 by Suroj*

**Physics**

A yo-yo is spun from rest by pulling on the string with a constant tension of 2.0 N. The radius of the inner rod on which the string is strung round is 0.50 cm. The tension is applied for 5.0 seconds after which the yo-yo is observed to spin with an angular velocity of 15 rad/...
*May 18, 2014 by Bob*

**physics**

A space station shaped like a giant wheel has a radius of 1.00 x 10^2 m and a moment of inertia of 5.00 x 10^8 kgm^2. A crew of 150 lives on the rim, and the station is rotating so that the crew experiences an apparent acceleration of 1.0g. When 120 people move to the center ...
*November 11, 2014 by David*

**Desperate need of Help for Physics.**

Moment of inertia of a flywheel disk question: Do you think the calculated moment of inertia is larger or smaller than the "true" moment of inertial of the actual disk? question: calculate the percent difference between the static and the dynamic moment. I got .0195kgm^2 for ...
*November 15, 2006 by Teesha*

**physics help!**

A small 520-gram ball on the end of a thin, light rod is rotated in a horizontal circle of radius 1.5 m. Calculate the moment of inertia of the ball about the center of the circle. Then calculate the torque needed to keep the ball rotating at constant angular velocity if air ...
*March 25, 2010 by Anonymous*

**physics**

Find moment of inertia of a disc?
*October 10, 2012 by Purnima*

**Astronomy**

Rank the following hypothetical planets -- all of which have the same total mass and same radius -- from lowest moment of inertia to highest moment of inertia: 1) A uniform sphere of mixed up rock and iron 2) A hollow sphere 3) A rocky planet with an iron core 4) A rocky ...
*April 21, 2014 by qwerty*

**College Physics**

College Physics- Inertia? Find the moment of inertia about each of the following axes for a rod that is 0.300 in diameter and 1.60 long, with a mass of 5.00×10−2 . How do you find this ? I know how to find the perpendicular and end . but this? About an axis along the ...
*October 10, 2012 by Herosugar*

**physics**

An ice skater spins about a vertical axis at an angular speed of 15 rad s−1 when her arms are outstretched. She then quickly pulls her arms into her sides in a very small time interval so that the frictional forces due to ice are negligible. Her initial moment of inertia...
*March 15, 2012 by swapnali*

**physics**

an ice skater spins about a vertical axis at an angular speed of 15 rad/s when her arms are outstreched . she then quickly pulls her arms into her sides in a very small time interval so that the frictional force due to ice are negligible.her initial moment of inertia about the...
*February 11, 2012 by ashely*

**physics**

moment of inertia of a ring perpendicular to tangent and its plane
*November 1, 2012 by sara*

**Physics**

Consider the rods plus disc system shown in the Figure. The rod has a length L =0.50 m, and mass M = 0.270kg. The large disc has a radius of R = 0.130m and mass m=0.810kg. The second disk should be treated as a point mass of 0.405kg. It is glued to the rod at position X = 0....
*November 3, 2014 by Serena*

**Physics-moment of inertia PLEASE HELP**

this is the question : A CD has a diameter of 12.0 cm and a mass of 15.8 g. The motor in a CD player causes the disk, initially at rest, to spin. When in operation, the CD spins in such a way that the laser scans the tracks at a constant tangential velocity of 1.20 m/s. The ...
*January 19, 2011 by Trace*

**Please check solution**

A uniform solid disk with a mass of 40.3 kg and a radius of 0.454 m is free to rotate about a frictionless axle. Forces of 90.0 N and 125 N are applied to the disk (a) What is the net torque produced by the two forces? (Assume counterclockwise is the positive direction (b) ...
*May 7, 2007 by Papito*

**physics**

find the moment of inertia of the earth. Radius is 6,000 km and mass is 6 x 10^24 kg
*May 6, 2014 by chloe*

**physics**

PERIOD OF THE LEG The period of the leg can be approximated by treating the leg as a physical pendulum, with a period of 2pi*sqrt(I/mgh), where I is the moment of inertia, m is the mass, and h is the distance from the pivot point to the center of mass. The leg can be ...
*February 26, 2010 by Jennifer*

**Physics**

A solid circular disk has a mass of 1.67 kg and a radius of 0.144 m. Each of three identical thin rods has a mass of 0.351 kg. The rods are attached perpendicularly to the plane of the disk at its outer edge to form a three-legged stool (see the figure). Find the moment of ...
*November 3, 2012 by StressedStudent*

**physics**

You are the technical consultant for an action-adventure film in which a stunt calls for the hero to drop off a 18-m-tall building and land on the ground safely at a final vertical speed of 5 m/s. At the edge of the building's roof, there is a 100-kg drum that is wound with a ...
*March 28, 2011 by laila*

**Physics**

A merry-go-round is rotating at 4.775 revs/min with a 45 kg child on the outer edge. The radius is 2.0 m. The child moves to the centre of the merry go round. What is the final angular velocity of the merry go round. The moment of inertia of the merry-go-round is 360kgm^s ...
*December 15, 2010 by Jon*

**Physics**

I need help with this problem. A ceiling fan is turned on and a net torque of 2.0 Nm is applied to the blades. The blades have a total moment of inertia of 0.24 kgm2. What is the angular acceleration of the blades in rad/s2? The formula is well known: Torque= momentof inertia...
*March 21, 2007 by Jim*

**astronomy**

Rank the following hypothetical planets -- all of which have the same total mass and same radius -- from lowest moment of inertia to highest moment of inertia: 1) A uniform sphere of mixed up rock and iron 2) A rocky planet with an iron core 3) A rocky planet with an iron ...
*April 14, 2014 by keitanako*

**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**

You are the technical consultant for an action-adventure film in which a stunt calls for the hero to drop off a 18-m-tall building and land on the ground safely at a final vertical speed of 5 m/s. At the edge of the building's roof, there is a 100-kg drum that is wound with a ...
*March 26, 2011 by Really stuck in this problem !!*

**physics**

ou are the technical consultant for an action-adventure film in which a stunt calls for the hero to drop off a 18-m-tall building and land on the ground safely at a final vertical speed of 5 m/s. At the edge of the building's roof, there is a 100-kg drum that is wound with a ...
*April 3, 2011 by Hard to solve ..please help!!!!*

**Chemistry**

The general formula for moment of inertia is: I = Sigma mi * ri^2 (mi is mass of atom, ri is distance to axis of rotation) In a diatomic molecule, the moment of inertia is I = ma*mb(ma+mb) * R^2 (R is distance between atoms, ma and mb are masses of two atoms) How is the ...
*February 16, 2009 by chemstudent*

**Physics**

How do you find the moment of inertia of an actual bicycle about an axis through the pedal crank?
*October 2, 2008 by Sivaji*

**physics**

Is there a way to calculate the moment of inertia of a hanging mass (3.1 kg) without length & width dimensions?
*April 1, 2014 by Ray*

**Physics**

Wong is standing on a turntable in class holding a weight in each hand a distance .75 meters from the center of his body. He is originally rotating with an angular frequency w=0.3 rad/s. He pulls the weights in so they are only .25 meters from the axis of rotation. The ...
*April 13, 2010 by Jacob*

**Physics**

Consider a rod plus disc system. The rod has a total length L =1.30 m, while the disc has a radius of R = L/2. The pivot is at P where the distance between P and the end of the rod is L/4. Point O is at the center of the disc, and the distance between O and P is 0.975 m. The ...
*October 19, 2014 by Misaki*

**Physics**

Two disks are rotating about the same axis. Disk A has a moment of inertia of 3.1 kg · m2 and an angular velocity of +8.0 rad/s. Disk B is rotating with an angular velocity of -10.2 rad/s. The two disks are then linked together without the aid of any external torques, so that ...
*November 21, 2014 by Morgan*

**physics**

The pulley in Figure P8.59 has a moment of inertia of 7.0 kg·m2 and a radius of 0.50 m. The cord supporting the masses m1 and m2 does not slip, and the axle is frictionless.
*December 12, 2010 by Anonymous*

**physics**

What is the moment of inertia of a solid cylinder of radius R=0.9550m,thickness t= 0.015m, and total mass M= 3.565 kg?
*June 12, 2012 by George*

**Physics**

Two disks are rotating about the same axis. Disk A has a moment of inertia of 3.8 kg · m2 and an angular velocity of +6.7 rad/s. Disk B is rotating with an angular velocity of -8.9 rad/s. The two disks are then linked together without the aid of any external torques, so that ...
*November 16, 2012 by Elizabeth*

**college Physics**

A disk with a mass of 1300 g and radius 0.7 m has a block of mass 170 g hanging from it, as shown. The wheel and block start at rest. The moment that the block is released, what is the magnitude of the angular acceleration of the disk? (Note: the moment of inertia of a disk ...
*October 26, 2010 by Sam*

**Physics**

Two disks are rotating about the same axis. Disk A has a moment of inertia of 4.53 kg·m2 and an angular velocity of +4.55 rad/s. Disk B is rotating with an angular velocity of -6.86 rad/s. The two disks are then linked together without the aid of any external torques, so that ...
*April 1, 2012 by Beth*

**physics**

Two disks are rotating about the same axis. Disk A has a moment of inertia of 3.7 kg · m2 and an angular velocity of +7.3 rad/s. Disk B is rotating with an angular velocity of -9.5 rad/s. The two disks are then linked together without the aid of any external torques, so that ...
*April 18, 2012 by Natasha*

**physics**

What must be the radius of a 4 kg circular disk if it is to have the same moment of inertia as a 1 kg rod 1 M long and pivoted at its midpoint?
*May 15, 2011 by Eric*

**physics**

Why should the value of moment of inertia be relatively close to one another for two different mass but on the same body?
*October 23, 2012 by siddh*

**Physics**

The moment of inertia of an object depends on the shape of the object, location and orientation of the axis of rotation. For a solid disk, when the disk is rotating about an axis that is perpendicular to the disk and passing through the center of the disk, the moment of ...
*October 29, 2009 by Ellie*

**Physics**

Can someone please give me some insight on how to work this problem? A rotating door is made from four rectangular glass panes, as shown in the drawing. The mass of each pane is 85 kg. A person pushes on the outer edge of one pane with a force of F = 63 N that is directed ...
*March 21, 2007 by Jim*

**Physics**

A flywheel has a moment of inertia of 2.6 kg·m2. What is the average power needed to spin it up from rest to an angular velocity of 100 rad/s in 30 seconds?
*October 29, 2010 by Molly*

**Physics**

Moment of inertia of a 'non-uniform' ring of mass M and radius R about axis through centre and normal to its plane is
*April 24, 2013 by Clandestine*

**Physics**

Temperature of a diatomic gas is 300k. If the moment of inertia of its molecules is 8.28*10^-38 gm-cm^2. Calculate their root mean square angular velocity.
*May 10, 2013 by birju*

**physics **

for the uniform T shaped structure with mass 3M moment of inertia about an axis normal to the plane & passing through O would be
*October 13, 2014 by MOI*

**physics**

Determine the moment of inertia for three children weighing 57.0 lb, 42.0 lb and 78 lb sitting at different points on the edge of a rotating merry-go-round, which has a radius of 12 ft.
*November 7, 2012 by ravi*

**Physics**

Determine the moment of inertia for three children weighing 64.0 lb, 44.0 lb and 83 lb sitting at different points on the edge of a rotating merry-go-round, which has a radius of 12 ft.
*November 14, 2014 by Ashely*

**Physics**

An object is formed by attaching a uniform, thin rod with a mass of mr = 6.54 kg and length L = 5.12 m to a uniform sphere with mass ms = 32.7 kg and radius R = 1.28 m. Note ms = 5mr and L = 4R. 1)What is the moment of inertia of the object about an axis at the left end of the...
*November 7, 2014 by stewart*

**physics**

A student sits on a freely rotating stool holding two weights, each of which has a mass of 3.00 kg. When his arms are extended horizontally, the weights are 1.00 m from the axis of rotation and he rotates with an angular speed of 0.750 rad/s. The moment of inertia of the ...
*December 5, 2006 by nicole*

**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**

A 2m radius uniform 50kg disk has an object of unknown moment of inertia screwed into its center. A constant external force of 200N is applied tangentially to the disk's rim. A constant torque due to kinetic friction of 180Nmrad is present throughout the motion. The system ...
*April 28, 2010 by Larry*

**physics**

An object is formed by attaching a uniform, thin rod with a mass of mr = 6.54 kg and length L = 5.12 m to a uniform sphere with mass ms = 32.7 kg and radius R = 1.28 m. Note ms = 5mr and L = 4R. 1)What is the moment of inertia of the object about an axis at the left end of the...
*November 10, 2014 by stewart*

**science **

Which statement best describes the inertia of an object? A.Inertia is the tendency of an object to resist a change in its motion. B.Inertia is the weight of an object. C.Inertia is what determines how fast an object will fall. D.Inertia measures how hard an object will hit ...
*February 17, 2014 by victoria *

**Physics**

An object's moment of inertia is 1.8 kg\,m^2. Its angular velocity is increasing at the rate of 3.4 rad/s^2. What is the torque on the object?
*October 30, 2010 by mike*

**physics**

Calculate the moment of Inertia for a ring with a mass 0.715 kg, an inner radius of 10.7 cm and an outer radius of 12.7 cm.
*May 31, 2012 by Anonymous*

**Physics**

I have a formula for inertia torque T(inertia) = .09 x Wk^2(inertia)/S(stops) x t(move)^2 This is a shaft that indexes 36 degrees at a time so that how we determine 10 stops for S. I do not know where the factor .09 comes from. Can you explain
*June 25, 2010 by Bob*

**Physics**

I have a formula for inertia torque T(inertia) = .09 x Wk^2(inertia)/S(stops) x t(move)^2 This is a shaft that indexes 36 degrees at a time so that how we determine 10 stops for S. I do not know where the factor .09 comes from. Can you explain
*June 25, 2010 by Bob*

**Physics**

How do we calculate the "radius of gyration" of a 500g steel rod spinning at 300 RPM and having a lenght of 30cm? We need this to find the moment of Inertia... don't we?
*May 6, 2009 by Henri*

**physics**

Suppose partial melting of the polar ice caps increases the moment of inertia of the Earth from 0.331MR^2 to 0.332MR^2. What is the change in length of day in seconds?
*March 17, 2011 by nikki*

**physics**

The net work done in accelerating a propeller from rest to an angular speed of 110 rad/s is 1822.5 J. What is the moment of inertia of the pro- peller? Answer in units of kg · m2
*October 21, 2011 by phys101*

**Physics**

An object's moment of inertia is 2.5 kgm^2. Its angular velocity is increasing at the rate of 3.0 rad/s^2. What is the torque on the object? In N*m units
*July 23, 2011 by falcon306*

**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 centrifuge rotor has a moment of inertia of 3.30 10-2 kg·m2. How much energy is required to bring it from rest to 10000 rpm? I used KE=1/2Iw^2, but that answer i'm getting is incorrect. what am i missing?
*December 2, 2010 by Syl*

**Physics**

A torque of 60 N*m acts on a wheel of moment of inertia 30 kg*m^2 for 5 s and then is removed. a) What is the angular acceleration of the wheel? rad/s^2 b) How many revolutions does it make in 15 s if it starts at rest?
*November 28, 2011 by John*

**physics**

Assume the Earth is a sphere with its mass evenly distributed throughout. Find the moment of inertia of the Earth about its axis of rotation.
*April 17, 2012 by Anonymous*

**physics**

If a disk rotating at 900 rpm couples to a stationary disk with five times the moment of inertia, what is the angular speed of the combination?
*November 1, 2012 by Anonymous*

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