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To simulate the extreme accelerations during launch, astronauts train in a large centrifuge. If the centrifuge diameter is 13.5m , what should be its rotation period to produce a centripetal acceleration of
If the centrifuge diameter is 13.5m , what should be its rotation period to produce a centripetal acceleration of 4 g?
First of I used the formula a=rw^2. the numbers i used for a were 4(9.8m/s^2). r was 13.5m. after i plugged it into the formula to solve for w, i got w to be 1.70. then i plugged it into the formula v=2piR/T. My answer became 50 but its still telling me i did it wrong. Any help please??
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