# Physics- Angular Momentum

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### Physics - Angular Momentum

When the angular momentum changes, the 'change' in the angular momentum vector (ie. dL) is ____. [a.] perpendicular to the torque vector. [b.] parallel to the angular momentum vector. [c.] parallel to the torque vector. .. im confused on this one.. i think it's [A]. am i right...

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Does the momentum from the arms transfer to the body if you stop it when jumping? so if you jump vertically and you swing your arms forward to give them an angular momentum and then your arms reaches it's limit. does the angular momentum transfer to the body as a whole causing...

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Consider a hoola-hoop of radius R and it is spinning about its symmetry axis at a constant angular velocity. Now, I double its mass and halve its angular velocity. What is the new angular momentum in terms of the initial angular momentum?

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Consider a hoola-hoop of radius R and it is spinning about its symmetry axis at a constant angular velocity. Now, I double its mass and halve its angular velocity. What is the new angular momentum in terms of the initial angular momentum?

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A skater spinning with angular speed of 1.5 rad/s draws in her outstretched arms thereby reducing her moment of inertia by a factor a 3. a) Find her angular speed. b)What is the ratio of her final angular momentum to her initial angular momentum? c)Did her mechanical energy ...

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A small ball with a mass of 0.05 kg moves along a circular orbit with a radius of 0.9 m at a speed of 9.0 m/s. What is the angular momentum of the ball? If the angular momentum of this ball were quantized in the same manner as the angular momentum of electrons in the Bohr ...

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What is the angular momentum (in kilogram-meter^2/second) of a 300.0 g ball rotating on the end of a string in a circle of radius 1.87 m at an angular speed of 1.50 rad/s? Is there certain equations to find angular momentum for different shapes?

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A 1.1 kg particle-like object moves in a plane with velocity components Vx = 30 m/s and Vy = 90 m/s as it passes through the point with (x, y) coordinates of (3.0, -4.0) m. (a) What is its angular momentum relative to the origin at this moment? _____ kg*m^2/s k (b) What is its...

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A woman with a mass of 50kg is standing on the rim of a large disk that is rotating at an angular velocity of .50 rev/s about an axis through its center. The disk has a mass of 110kg and a radius of 4.0m. Calculate the magnitude of the total angular momentum of the woman-plus-...

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A spinning star begins to collapse under its own gravitational pull. Which one of the following occurs as the star becomes smaller? 1.Its angular velocity decreases. 2.Its angular momentum increases. 3.Its angular velocity remains constant. 4. Its angular momentum remains ...

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Black holes can be completely described by which three parameters? -angular momentum, spin, and electric charge -angular momentum, density, and radius -mass, angular momentum, and electric charge -mass, angular momentum, and radius

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A 2.1 kg particle-like object moves in a plane with velocity components vx = 30 m/s and vy = 55 m/s as it passes through the point with (x, y) coordinates of (3.0, -4.0) m. (a) What is its angular momentum relative to the origin at this moment? kg · m2/s (b) What is its ...

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What does it mean to say that angular momentum is conserved? Give an example you might see on Earth. How could conservaton of angular momentum help astronomers understand the development of the solar system?

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What does it mean to say that angular momentum is conserved? Give an example of what you might see on Earth. How could conservation of angular momentum help astronomers understand the development of the solar system?

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An electronic motor is revolving at 2000rpm. After 3sec, it is moving at 150rpm. Determine the angular acceleration. What is angular momentum of the electric motor if the rotational inertia is 18.kg.square meter in initial velocity? In final velocity? What is the average ...

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Posted by COFFEE on Friday, March 30, 2007 at 4:25am. A 1.1 kg particle-like object moves in a plane with velocity components Vx = 30 m/s and Vy = 90 m/s as it passes through the point with (x, y) coordinates of (3.0, -4.0) m. (a) What is its angular momentum relative to the ...

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A disk with a rotational inertia of 7 kgm^2 rotates like a merry-go-round while undergoing a torque given by (5+2t)Nm. At time 1s, its angular momentum is 5kg m^2/s. what is its angular momentum at 3s? I can't figure out how to start this problem.

### Angular Momentum

2.0 kg particle-like object moves in a plane with velocity components vx = 30 m/s and vy = 35 m/s as it passes through the point with (x, y) coordinates of (3.0, -4.0) m. (a) What is its angular momentum relative to the origin at this moment? kg·m2/s k (b) What is its angular...

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An airplane of mass 2180 kg located 131 km north of U is ying 272 km/hr in an easterly direction. (a) What is the magnitude of the angular momentum (kg m2/s) with respect to U? (b)what is the angular momentum with respect to U?

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What is the change in angular momentum of a planet with radius R if an asteroid mass m and speed v hits the equator at an angle from the west, 40 degrees from the radial direction?

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What does it mean to say that angular momentum is conserved? Give an example you might see on Earth. How could conservation of angular momentum help astronomers understand the development of the solar system? (this the part of the question that I don't understand)

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A solid ball of radius 10cm and mas 8kg rolls in the y direction with a speed of 10 m/s At the instant that it is 3m from the origin along the x axis, what is the angular momentum (mag + direction) about its center of mass?

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A device consists of eight balls each of mass 0.4 kg attached to the ends of low-mass spokes of length 1.8 m, so the radius of rotation of the balls is 0.9 m. The device is mounted in the vertical plane. The axle is held up by supports that are not shown, and the wheel is free...

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Compute the linear momentum and angular momentum of a Frisbee of mass 0.175 kg if it has a linear speed of 1.65 m/s and an angular velocity of 61.5 rad/s. Treat the Frisbee as a uniform disk of radius 12.0 cm.

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Compute the linear momentum and angular momentum of a Frisbee of mass 0.160 kg if it has a linear speed of 2.00 m/s and an angular velocity of 50.0 rad/s. Treat the Frisbee as a uniform disk of radius 15.0 cm.

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Compute the linear momentum and angular momentum of a Frisbee of mass 0.141 kg if it has a linear speed of 2.35 m/s and an angular velocity of 55.0 rad/s. Treat the Frisbee as a uniform disk of radius 15.5 cm.

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What is the angular momentum of the Moon in its orbit around Earth? I assume I need the mass of the moon, radius of the moon, and angular velocity of the moon. Found those on google, plugged them into my formula (angular momentum = Iw) and got the wrong answer... I used moment...

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A skater spinning with angular speed of 1.5 rad/s draws in her outstretched arms thereby reducing her moment of inertia by a factor a 3. a) Find her final angular speed. b)What is the ratio of her final angular momentum to her initial angular momentum? c) Determine the ratio ...

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What is the angular momentum if the force is 72 N, the time is 1.5seconds and the lever arm is 3.2 meters?

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The electron in a certain hydrogen atom has an angular momentum of 6.834 × 10-34 J·s. What is the largest possible magnitude for the z component of the angular momentum of this electron? For accuracy, use h = 6.626 × 10-34 J·s. I know you need to use the equations Lz=ml* h...

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A 1.8 kg particle-like object moves in a plane with velocity components vx = 20 m/s and vy = 50 m/s as it passes through the point with (x, y) coordinates of (3.0, -4.0) m. (a) What is its angular momentum relative to the origin at this moment? 1 kg · m2/s (b) What is its ...

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Calculate the angular momentum of the Earth the arises from its spinning on its axis. Also calculate the angular momentum of the Earth that arises from its orbital motion around the sun. Please help I'm stumped on a take home test.

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A hydrogen atom is in its n = 6 excited state. Determine, according to quantum mechanics, each of the following: (a) The total energy =eV (b) The magnitude of the maximum angular momentum the electron can have in this state =J s (c) The maximum value that the z component of ...

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A hydrogen atom is in its n = 6 excited state. Determine, according to quantum mechanics, each of the following: (a) The total energy =eV (b) The magnitude of the maximum angular momentum the electron can have in this state =J s (c) The maximum value that the z component of ...

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Assume an aluminum platter that is 3.5 inches in diameter, 1mm thick, and spinning at 5400 rpm. Treat the platter as a solid disk. What is its angular momentum in kg-m/s? angular momentum = Iw. However, moment of inertia requires mass, and I am not given mass. How do I find ...

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What is the ratio of the spin angular momentum of the earth and its orbital angular momentum about the sun. The mean radius of the earth is R=6400km. The radius of the earth's orbit is r=1.5*10^8km. You may assume the mass of the earth is uniformly distributed throughout its ...

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What is the transfer mechanism of energy, momentum, and angular momentum?

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What is the ratio of the spin angular momentum of the Earth and its orbital angular momentum about the Sun. The mean radius of the earth is R_earth = 6400 km. The radius of the Earth's orbit is r_s = 1.5 * 10^8 km. For simplicity you may assume that the mass of the Earth is ...

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What is the angular momentum of a 1.0kg uniform cylindrical grinding wheel of radius 19cm when rotating at 1700rpm ?How much torque is required to stop it in 4.6s ?

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A PARTICLE OF MASS M IS SHOT WITH an initial velocity v making an angle b with the horizontal,the particle moves in the gravitational field of the earth. find the angular momentum of the particle about the origin when the particle is at the origin ,at the highest point of its ...

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What is the angular momentum of a 0.200- ball rotating on the end of a thin string in a circle of radius 1.45 at an angular speed of 13.0 ?

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A particle rotates in a circular orbit about a point located 30cm away, with angular speed 2 rad s^-1. If the angular momentum is 0.2 Js, determine the mass of the particle. I used L=mr^2 omega and got 1.11kg A constant torque of 0.2Nm accelerates the particle for 5s. ...

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In a long jump, an athlete leaves the ground with an initial angular momentum that tends to rotate his body forward, threatening to ruin his landing. To counter this tendency, he rotates his outstretched arms to "take up" the angular momentum. In 0.393 s, one arm sweeps ...

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When a skater brings her arms in when spinning, she increases her ____________________. A) angular speed.B) Both of these.C) Neither of these.D) angular momentum.

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A mouse sits on a turntable 14.8 cm from the center. The coefficient of static friction is 0.49. The angular velocity increases steadily from zero. At what angular velocity does the mouse begin to slide? I believe that the max frictional force can be is momentum x normal force...

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A satellite of mass m is in Keplerian orbit around a parent body of mass M >>m. The satellite has total energy E and angular momentum l, where angular momentum is measured about the parent body and the zero of potential energy is at infinity. Detnermine the semimajor ...

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A satellite of mass m is in Keplerian orbit around a parent body of mass M >>m. The satellite has total energy E and angular momentum l, where angular momentum is measured about the parent body and the zero of potential energy is at infinity. Detnermine the semimajor ...

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A satellite of mass m is in Keplerian orbit around a parent body of mass M >>m. The satellite has total energy E and angular momentum l, where angular momentum is measured about the parent body and the zero of potential energy is at infinity. Detnermine the semimajor ...

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What is the angular momentum (in kilogram-meter^2/second) of a 500.0 g ball rotating on the end of a string in a circle of radius 1.54 m at an angular speed of 2.50 rad/s?

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What is the angular momentum (in kilogram-meter^2/second) of a 500.0 g ball rotating on the end of a string in a circle of radius 1.45 m at an angular speed of 1.50 rad/s?

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What is the angular momentum of a 0.705kg ball rotating on the end of a thin string in a circle of radius 0.800m at an angular speed of 12.8rad/s ?

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A sanding disk with rotational inertia 1.1 x 10^-3 kg*m^2 is attached to an electric drill whose motor delivers a torque of 6 Nm about the central axis of the disk. What are the following values about the central axis at the instant the torque has been applied for 185 ...

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What is the smallest possible value for the angular momentum L of an electron in the n=5 shell? Lmin= 0 kg*m^2/s What is the largest possible value for the angular momentum L of an electron in the n=5 shell? What is the Lmax? Please help I don't get this.Thank you!

### Physics - Conservation of Angular Momentum

a man is standing on the center of a platform that is rotating without friction. his arms are outstretched holding a brick in each hand. the rotational inertia of the system consists of the man, bricks, and platform about the central vertical axis of the platform. by moving ...

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In the quantum mechanical picture of the hydrogen atom, the orbital angular momentum of the electron may be zero in any of the possible energy states. For which energy state must the orbital angular momentum be zero? n = 1 n = 2 n = 3 n = 4 Give your reasoning. I am not sure ...

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A small stone of mass m is stuck on the periphery of a wheel of radius R rolling along the x-axis with a constant speed v. The centre of the wheel was at x = 0 at time t = 0, and stone was on the ground at that time. Find the angular momentum of the stone and its rate of ...

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Consider a system like the example problem where a batting machine swings a bat but instead of a baseball, the bat hits a lump of clay, which sticks to the end of the bat. How does the angular momentum of the clay and bat after the collision compare to the angular momentum of ...

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An object is rotating with an angular momentum 4.00 kg m2/s while being acted on by a constant torque 3.00 Nm. What is the angular speed of precession of the angular velocity of the object? A.1.33 rad/s. B.0.750 rad/s. C.12.0 rad/s. D.zero. E.It depends on the moment of ...

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Calculate the angle which the spin angular momentum of a single electron forms with the z axis in alpha and beta spin states. What are the possible angles of the spin angular momentum for a two-electron triplet state

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how do I solve for angular momentum if the weight its 700 g and the angular v is (1m=r, 120rmp). I get 12.56 for the v. But i don't know how to solve for the monentum. Also is my v correct?

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An object of mass 5.0 kg is attached to a string of length 2.0 m and rotating in a horizontal circle with an angular velocity of 3.0 rad/s. What is the angular momentum of the object?

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I have two questions, both are about angular momentum so I thought I'd post them together. I'm really confused on anything regarding rolling wheels and things like that (help me please!. It seems as though the whole chapter was amassed of all of the topics I cant wrap my head ...

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(a) Calculate the angular momentum of Earth that arises from its spinning motion on its axis, treating Earth as a uniform solid sphere. J · s (b) Calculate the angular momentum of Earth that arises from its orbital motion about the Sun, treating Earth as a point particle. J · s

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Consider two different hydrogen atoms. The electron in each atom is in an excited state. (a) Is it possible for the electrons to have different energies but the same orbital angular momentum L, according to the Bohr model? Justify. No.Electrons within the same obital angular ...

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Calculate the angular momentum of a 1.75 kg ball rotating on the end of a thin string in a circle of radius 3.5 and an angular speed of 11 rad /s. Treat the ball as a point.

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At t = 0 s,a particle of mass 7.08 kg starts from rest at the origin and moves with a velocity v = 6.00t^2i(hat) − 6.00tj(hat) + 6.00k(hat) m/s. 1. What is the angular momentum of the particle at t = 0 s I know angular is calculated from moment of inertia * angular ...

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A planet A of mass m is in a circular orbit of radius "a" around a star ( M_star >> m ). Another planet B with the same mass m is in an elliptical orbit around the same star with its length of the semi-major axis equal to "a" . We have just learned that, in this case, ...

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A planet A of mass m is in a circular orbit of radius "a" around a star ( M_star >> m ). Another planet B with the same mass m is in an elliptical orbit around the same star with its length of the semi-major axis equal to "a" . We have just learned that, in this case, ...

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What is the angular momentum of a figure skater spinning at 2.7rev/s with arms in close to her body, assuming her to be a uniform cylinder with a height of 1.6m , a radius of 14cm , and a mass of 50kg How much torque is required to slow her to a stop in 4.4s , assuming she ...

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Another Question---- A ball of clay of mass m travels with a velocity v in a path tangent to a disk of radius R and mass M. The clay collides with the disk tangentially to its outer rim (a totally inelastic collision) and the clay and disk begin to spin about the axis. a.) ...

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A 2.0-m measuring stick of mass 0.215 kg is resting on a table. A mass of 0.500 kg is attached to the stick at a distance of 72.0 cm from the centre. Both the stick and the table surface are frictionless. The stick rotates with an angular speed of 6.50 rad/s. (a) If the stick ...

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A square shaped block of mass m travels to the right with velocity v on a frctionless table surface. The block has side-length 2a. The block hits a very small, immovable obstacle on the edge of the table and starts to tip. The block has moment of inertia I=(2/3)ma^2 about an ...

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Suppose there is a circular metal disk spinning at a constant angular velocity. Now imagine near to, but not in contact with the first disk, there is an identical metal disk spinning at the same angular velocity but in the opposite direction (ie. W1 = -w2) and the surfaces are...

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The Angular momentum of an object that spins is determined by a. the rotational speed b. the mass of the object c. the choice of the axis of rotation d. all of the above I say d based on the fact that momentum =r*p where p is mv and r takes into account the axis

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Suppose there is a circular metal disk spinning at a constant angular velocity. Now imagine near to, but not in contact with the first disk, there is an identical metal disk spinning at the same angular velocity but in the opposite direction (ie. W1 = -w2) and the surfaces are...

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Hi, the following is a problem that concerns angular momentum: Modern hard drives spin very fast! The part that holds the data is a disk called the platter. Assume an aluminum platter that is 3.5in. in diameter, 1mm thick, and spinning at 5400 rpm. Treat the platter as a solid...

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a uniform disk of moment of inertia 75kgm^2 and radius of gyration 3m rotates with an angular velocity of 2rad/s. determine d : mass , radius , angular momentum . . and . . kinetic energy of d disk . . . .

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This set of questions uses an interesting formula. A torque applied for a certain time causes a change in angular momentum. Torque * (delta t) = delta L Lindsey is on the merry-go-round again. Her mass is 33kg . The merry-go-round has a mass of 78kg and a radius of 2.20m. ...

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Suppose I have a circular metal disk spinning at a constant angular velocity. Now imagine near to, but not in contact with the first disk, I have an identical metal disk spinning at the same angular velocity but in the opposite direction (ie. W1 = -w2) and the surfaces are ...

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Suppose I have a circular metal disk spinning at a constant angular velocity. Now imagine near to, but not in contact with the first disk, I have an identical metal disk spinning at the same angular velocity but in the opposite direction (ie. W1 = -w2) and the surfaces are ...

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A rotating uniform-density disk of radius 0.7 m is mounted in the vertical plane. The axle is held up by supports that are not shown, and the disk is free to rotate on the nearly frictionless axle. The disk has mass 5 kg. A lump of clay with mass 0.3 kg falls and sticks to the...

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What is the angular momentum of the Moon in its orbit around Earth? I assume I need the mass of the moon, radius of the moon, and angular velocity of the moon. Found those on google, plugged them into my formula (Iw) and got the wrong answer...

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Each of the following objects has a radius of 0.169 m and a mass of 2.02 kg, and each rotates about an axis through its center (as in this table) with an angular speed of 38.6 rad/s. Find the magnitude of the angular momentum of each object. (a) a hoop kg · m2/s (b) a solid ...

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Suppose I have a circular metal disk spinning at a constant angular velocity. Now imagine near to, but not in contact with the first disk, I have an identical metal disk spinning at the same angular velocity but in the opposite direction (ie. W1 = -w2) and the surfaces are ...

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A steel rod of 500g and 30 cm long spins at 300 RPM,the rod pivots around the center. a) Find angular momentum Moment of Inertia(I)=mk^2 I=0.5kgX(0.075m)^2 I=0.0028125kg*m^2 To find angular momentum: w=300rpmX2pi/60sec w=31.42 rads/s Ang. Momentum=Iw A.M.=0.0028125X31.42 A.M.=...

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How can a blackhole be stabilized by adding to its angular momentum

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A thin rod of length L and mass M rotates about a vertical axis through its center with angular velocity w. The rod makes an angle B with the rotation axis. Determine the angular momentum of the rod.

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A particle of mass 0.350 kg is attached to the 100-cm mark of a meter stick of mass 0.175 kg. The meter stick rotates on a frictionless, horizontal table with an angular speed of 6.00 rad/s. (a) Calculate the angular momentum of the system when the stick is pivoted about an ...

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When a net torque is applied to a rigid object it always produces a 1. constant acceleration 2. rotational equilibrium 3. constant angular velocity 4. constant angular momentum 5. change in angular velocity

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A puck (uniform disk) of mass m and radius r is travelingat a speed v on frictionless ice. It strikes a second identical puck a glancing blow (at point P) and sticks to it (using VelcroTM). After the collision, the two-puck-object rotates with angular velocity ω about its...

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Give 3 examples of applications of the conservation of angular momentum.

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What is the angular momentum of the second hand on a clock if the clock has a length of 25cm, a mass of 20g, and is rotating with constant angular velocity. Treat the second hand as a thin rod.

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Posted by COFFEE on Friday, March 30, 2007 at 4:16am. A sanding disk with rotational inertia 1.1 x 10^-3 kg*m^2 is attached to an electric drill whose motor delivers a torque of 6 Nm about the central axis of the disk. What are the following values about the central axis at ...

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11-098-satellite_and_junk.jpg A spherical satellite of radius 4.6 m and mass M = 195 kg is originally moving with velocity vsatellite,i = < 3000, 0, 0 > m/s, and is originally rotating with an angular speed ?1 = 2 radians/second, in the direction shown in the diagram. A ...

### Physics - Torque

A particle is acted on by two torques about the origin: T1 has a magnitude of 4.3 N*m and is directed in the positive direction of the x axis, and T2 has a magnitude of 3.2 N*m and is directed in the negative direction of the y axis. What are the magnitude [in N*m] and ...

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Two astronauts, each having a mass of 78.5 kg, are connected by a 10.0-m rope of negligible mass. They are isolated in space, moving in circles around the point halfway between them at a speed of 5.50 m/s. Treating the astronauts as particles, calculate each of the following...

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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 ...

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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 ...

### Quick Physics Question

Are both linear and angular momentum conserved in static equilibrium ?