# physics

posted by .

A wind turbine is initially spinning at a constant angular speed. As the wind's strength gradually increases, the turbine experiences a constant angular acceleration 0.170 rad/s2. After making 2870 revolutions, its angular speed is 131 rad/s. (a) What is the initial angular velocity of the turbine? (b) How much time elapses while the turbine is speeding up?

• physics -

V = Vo + a*t = 131 rad/s
Vo + 0.170*138 = 131
Vo = 131-23.4 = 108 rad/s.

b. t = 138 s.

## Similar Questions

1. ### college physics (inertia)

As a result of friction, the angular speed of a wheel changes with time according to dθ/dt = ω0 *e^-(σ*t) where ω0 and σ are constants. The angular speed changes from an initial angular speed of 3.08 rad/s …
2. ### college physics (inertia)

As a result of friction, the angular speed of a wheel changes with time according to dθ/dt = ω0 *e^-(σ*t) where ω0 and σ are constants. The angular speed changes from an initial angular speed of 3.08 rad/s …
3. ### college physics (inertia)

As a result of friction, the angular speed of a wheel changes with time according to dθ/dt = ω0 *e^-(σ*t) where ω0 and σ are constants. The angular speed changes from an initial angular speed of 3.08 rad/s …
4. ### Physics

A wind turbine is initially spinning at a constant angular speed. As the wind's strength gradually increases, the turbine experiences a constant angular acceleration of 0.180 rad/s2. After making 2874 revolutions, its angular speed …
5. ### Physics

A grindstone of radius 4.0m is initially spinning with an angular speed of 8.0 rad/s. The angular speed is then increased to 12 rad/s over 4.0s. Assume that the angular acceleration is constant. What is the average angular speed of …

A dentist causes the bit of a high-speed drill to accelerate from an angular speed of 1.44 x 104 rad/s to an angular speed of 5.05 x 104 rad/s. In the process, the bit turns through 1.77 x 104 rad. Assuming a constant angular acceleration, …
7. ### Physics

A dentist causes the bit of a high-speed drill to accelerate from an angular speed of 1.20x10^4 rad/s to an angular speed of 3.14x10^4 rad/s. In the process, the bit turns through 1.92x10^4 rad. Assuming a constant angular acceleration, …
8. ### phy

A wind turbine is initially spinning at a constant angular speed. As the wind's strength gradually increases, the turbine experiences a constant angular acceleration 0.130 rad/s2. After making 2844 revolutions, its angular speed is …
9. ### Physics

A wind turbine rotates at 8.40 rpm and has an angular acceleration of 0.0326 rad/s2. If the wind turbine takes 27.0 s to come to a complete stop, how many revolutions will this take?
10. ### Physics

An object initially rotating at an angular speed of 1.6 rad/sec turns through 30 revolutions during the time it experienced an angular acceleration of 0.32 rad/s^2. a) For how much time did the acceleration last?

More Similar Questions