# Rotational Dynamics

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What is the magnitude of the tangential force that must be applied to the rim of a 2.0 kg wheel that is disk shaped and that has a radius of 0.50 m in order to give the wheel an angular acceleration of 4.8 rad/s^2? (neglect friction)

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^ denotes power

Torque=I x alpha

where I= rotational inertia

alpha = angular acceleration ...

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Calculates the magnitude of the tangential force.

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