Rod AB is rotating 4rad/s clockwise. The speed in m/s of the slider is what in m/s?
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The above figure shows a slider-crank or slider rotating rod assembly for which points A and C are in the same plane and at the same elevation. That tangential velocity of B on the crank with respect to point A is perpendicular to the end of the crank. Slider C moves with a horizontal velocity. The intersection of lines drawn perpendicular to these velocity vectors locates the instantaneous center, point ...
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Angular Speed of System
A uniform rod of mass m_1 and length L rotates in a horizontal plane about a fixed axis through its center and perpendicular to the rod. Two small rings, each with mass m_2, are mounted so that they can slide along the rod. They are initially held by catches at positions a distance r on each side from the center of the rod, and the system is rotating at an angular velocity omega. Without otherwise changing the system, the catches are released, and the rings slide outward along the rod and fly off at the ends.
What is the angular speed of the system at the instant when the rings reach the ends of the rod?
What is the angular speed of the rod after the rings leave it?View Full Posting Details