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Angular acceleration of the rod

In problem 16.72(a), if the uniform slender rod weighs 15 lb, and the horizontal force P is 12 lb, the angular acceleration of the rod is:

a. 44.2 rad/s^2
b. 82.8 rad/s^2
c. 55.2 rad/s^2
d. 35.2 rad/s^2


Solution Summary

The solution calculates the angular acceleration.