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Angular Momentum

Conservation of angular momentum when a system changes configuration.

A uniform cylinder, mass M= 12 kg, radius R= .36 m, is initially rotating about a vertical axis through its center at angular velocity wo= 6.6 rad/sec. Now two small (point masses), each of mass m= 2 kg, are dropped onto and stick to the cylinder, each at distance r= .24 m from the axis. SEE ATTACHMENT for diagram. Find wf, t

Moment of Inertia for Figure Skater

A figure skater during her finale can increase her rotation rate from an initial rate of 1.12 revolutions every 1.88 s to a final rate of 3.15 revolutions per second. If her initial moment of inertia was 4.73 kg* m2, what is her final moment of inertia?

Rolling, Torque , and Angular Momentum

Rolling, Torque , and Angular Momentum 1. A constant horizontal force of magnitude 10 N is applied to a wheel of mass 10 kg and radius 0.30 m as shown in the figure below. The wheel rolls smoothly on the horizontal surface and the acceleration of its center of mass has magnitude 0.60 m/s^2. ( a) what are the magnitude and

Express the angular momentum of a marble moving first past and around an axis.

See attached file. Definition 1: The linear momentum, vector p, of an object is its mass, m, times its velocity, vector v. Definition 2: The angular momentum, vector L, of an object about an axis, is defined as the cross product of the position, vector R, relative to the axis, and its linear momentum, vector p. Definition 3

Physics Central Force: find effective potential energy and sketch

A particle of mass 50g moves under an attractive central force of magnitude 4r^3 dynes. The angular momentum is equal to l,000 g*cm/s. a) Find the effective potential energy. b) Indicate on a sketch of the effective potential the total energy for circular motion. c) The radius of the particle's orbit varies between ro an

Rotational and Angular Speed of a Turn Table

A turn-table on a frictionless vertical axis has a radius of 1.5 m and a moment of rotational inertia of 150 kgm^2. It is at rest until a 75 kg person who had been standing still (and who can be treated as a point), begins to walk around the rim at a speed of 2.0 m/s with respect to the turn-table. a) what is the speed of the p

Angular Momentum Line of Motion

A .015 kg coin of diameter .013 m is spinning at 9 rev/s about a vertical diameter at a fixed point on a tabletop. a) If the coin spins about a vertical diameter at 9 rev/s while its center of mass travels in a straight line across the tabletop at .05 m/s, what is the angular momentum of the coin about a point on the line of mot

Understanding strength and torque.

1 Provide an example of torque that is important in your sport? 2. Define strength and explain why strength varies through a joints range of motion?

Understanding momentum, impulse and forces in the sport of soccer.

1. Identify and explain propulsive and breaking forces in soccer? 2. Provide three examples where momentum influences soccer? 3. In soccer, outline how impulse can be increased. These questions are for a post-grad degree in elite sports coaching - (biomechanics module)

Mechanics problem

If a rigid homogeneous rectangular crate of mass m and height h slides on its base of w, while traveling a velocity v, it stikes a low, immovable curb. What is the angular velocity of the crate immediately after the impact, in terms of m,w,h,v; and under what condition (in m,w,h,v) will the crate fall over on its side?