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    Rotation and torque

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    The L-shaped object in Figure 11-27 consists of three masses connected by light rods. See attached Figure.

    (a) What torque must be applied to this object to give it an angular acceleration of 1.27 rad/s2 if it is rotated about the x axis?
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    (b) What torque must be applied to this object to give it an angular acceleration of 1.27 rad/s2 if it is rotated about the y axis?
    _________N?m
    (c) What torque must be applied to this object to give it an angular acceleration of 1.27 rad/s2 if it is rotated about the z axis (which is through the origin and perpendicular to the page)?

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    The 3-pages solution shows how to ind teh moment of inertia of the system and how to calculate the needed torque for the required rotation.

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