# physics-Moment of Inertia

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An ice skater with an initial moment of inertia of 1.44 kg*m^2 is spinning at a rate of 3 revolutions per second. As she extends her arm outward her moment of inertia increases to 2.52 kg*m^2. What is her new angular velocity (in rad/s)?

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A figure skater can increase her spin rotation rate from 26 rpm to 165 rpm. Given that her initial moment of inertia is 4.6 kg - m2, find her final moment of inertia.

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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.

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. (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 ...

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(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...

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Four masses (2kg 3kg 1kg and 2kg) are arranged on a square of side 1.2 m. What is the moment of inertia if the axis of rotation is at the center of the square? What is the moment of inertia if you make the axis of rotation through mass 2kg (this mass cannot contribute to ...

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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 ...

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Determine the moment of inertia of a 11.1kg sphere of radius 0.794m when the axis of rotation is through its center.

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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...

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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.

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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. ...

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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...

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Since moment of inertia is a scalar quantity, a compound object made up of several objects joined together has a moment of inertia which is the scalar sum of the individual moments of inertia. A) A wooden cylinder has mass m and radius R. To be used as a machine part, its ...

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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 ...

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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?

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Instead of the frictionless wheel in problem 7, imagine that the rope is tied to a frictionless pulley with radius R but an unknown moment of inertia. If the pulley always has half as much kinetic energy as the block, what must be its moment of inertia? The block has a mass m.

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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.

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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...

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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...

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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 ...

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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 " ":....

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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...

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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 (...

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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 ...

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a skater with moment of inertia 15 kgm2 begins a spin with an angular speed of 6.0 rad/s by changing the position of her arms, the skater decreases her moment of inertia by 50% what is the skaters final angular speed

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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 ...

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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?

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The HCl molecule consists of a hydrogen atom (mass 1u) and a chlorine atom (mass 35u). The centres of the two atoms are separated by 127pm (=1.27x10-10m). What is the moment of inertia, I, about an axis perpendicular to the line joining the two atoms which passes through the ...

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The HCl molecule consists of a hydrogen atom (mass 1u) and a chlorine atom (mass 35u). The centres of the two atoms are separated by 127pm (=1.27x10-10m). What is the moment of inertia, I, about an axis perpendicular to the line joining the two atoms which passes through the ...

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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...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 (...

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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?

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A hollow sphere has a mass of 15 kg, an inner radius of 12 cm and an outer radius of 18 cm. What is the rotational inertia (moment of inertia) of the sphere about an axis passing through its center?

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A hollow sphere has a mass of 15 kg, an inner radius of 12 cm and an outer radius of 18 cm. What is the rotational inertia (moment of inertia) of the sphere about an axis passing through its center?

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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 ...

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You stand on a frictionless platform that is rotating with an angular speed of 3.9 rev/s.Your arms are outstretched, and you hold a heavy weight in each hand. The moment of inertia of you, the extended weights, and the platform is 7 kg · m2. When you pull the weights in ...

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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 ...

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A rotating platform is on a table and an object is on the platform. The platform has a diameter of 30.0cm and it has a string wrapped around it. The string is threaded over a pulley ( which is right next to the platform and attached to the edge of the table ) . The pulley also...

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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) ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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/...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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Find moment of inertia of a disc?

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'A push broom consists of a 1.70 metre long handle with mass with mass 0.825kg, with a 0.500m wide brush with mass 0.420kg attached to the end of the handle' 'Treating both the handle and the brush as thin rods, find the moment of inertia I of the broom about an axis parallel ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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...

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moment of inertia of a ring perpendicular to tangent and its plane

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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...

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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....

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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 ...

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A disk is rotating at 50rps (revolution per second) about its fixed axis (delta) with respect to which its moment of inertia is J= 2×10^-2 kg.m^2 A braking couple of moment -0.5N.m is applied to the disk (the sense of rotation of the disk is taken as positive ). The disk will...

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A disk is rotating at 50rps (revolution per second) about its fixed axis (delta) with respect to which its moment of inertia is J= 2×10^-2 kg.m^2 A braking couple of moment -0.5N.m is applied to the disk (the sense of rotation of the disk is taken as positive ). The disk ...

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

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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 ...

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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) ...

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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 ...

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A bucket containing cement has a mass of 3kg. One end of a rope is attached to the handle of the bucket and the other end is wound around a horizontally mounted cylinder on frictionless bearings. The mass of cylinder is 6kg and its radius is 0.10m. The moment of inertia of the...

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An engineer wishes to determine the moment of inertia oa a machine part mass 1.2 kilogram about a particular axis (the X-X' axis) through the CM. He locates the CM by suspending the object motionless from several different points around its periphery. He the suspends the ...

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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 ...

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A uniform disk of radius 0.5 m and mass 3.9 kg is rotating about its center of mass. Its moment of inertia about its center of mass is I=(1/2)mR^2. Its angular velocity as a function of time is given by (t)=7kt^6/t1^7 where k = 3.8 rad and t1= 5 s. Find the magnitude of the ...

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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 ...

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write down the dimensions of moment of inertia and surface tension coefficient.

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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...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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How do you find the moment of inertia of an actual bicycle about an axis through the pedal crank?

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Is there a way to calculate the moment of inertia of a hanging mass (3.1 kg) without length & width dimensions?

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when temperature increases from t to # t and the moment of inertia is increase from I to #I. the coefficent of linear expansion is alpha .THE RATIO OF #I\I IS

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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...

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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.

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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?

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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...

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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 ...

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Two disks are rotating about the same axis. Disk A has a moment of inertia of 3.6 kg · m2 and an angular velocity of +7.9 rad/s. Disk B is rotating with an angular velocity of -10.6 rad/s. The two disks are then linked together without the aid of any external torques, so that...

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A disk is free to rotate around its fixed axis of revolution (delta). The moment of inertia of disk around delta is J=4×10^-2 kg.m^2 This disk is initially at rest is submitted to the action of a couple whose moment is equal to 0.2 N.m What's the number of revolutions the ...

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A disk is free to rotate around its fixed axis of revolution (delta). The moment of inertia of disk around delta is J=4×10^-2 kg.m^2 This disk is initially at rest is submitted to the action of a couple whose moment is equal to 0.2 N.m What's the number of revolutions the ...

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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?

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Why should the value of moment of inertia be relatively close to one another for two different mass but on the same body?

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A flywheel with a moment of inertia of 1.00kg m^2 is rotating at 100 rpm. What torque is required to bring it to rest in 10.0 revolutions?

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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 ...

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A 10kg mass is located at the (1.00m)i + (2.00m)j + (2.00m)k. A 5kg mass is located at (-1.00m)i + (1.00m)j + (1.00m)k. (A) Determine the moment of inertia of this system about an axis through the origin parallel to the x-axis. (B) Determine the moment of inertia of this ...