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Angular acceleration of the disk

In problem 16.98(a), if the disk and drum have a total weight of 15 lb, and P has a magnitude of 4 lb, the angular acceleration of the disk is:

a. 16.4 rad/s^2
b. 12.4 rad/s^2
c. 23.2 rad/s^2
d. 8.3 rad/s^2


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The solution calculates the angular acceleration of a disk in a drum.