Explore BrainMass

Explore BrainMass

    Physics: Calculate amount of torque required to keep a cylinder rotating

    Not what you're looking for? Search our solutions OR ask your own Custom question.

    This content was COPIED from BrainMass.com - View the original, and get the already-completed solution here!

    A cylinder of mass M and radius R is rotated in a uniform V grove (which looks like a rectangular block with an 45-45-90 degree triangular prism cut from the center- that the cylinder rotates in) The cylinder has a constant angular velocity w and a coefficient of friction u with each surface. What torque must be applied to the cylinder to keep it rotating?

    Hint: If u=0.5, R=0.1m, W=100N then torque=5.7 Nm

    © BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com March 4, 2021, 5:41 pm ad1c9bdddf
    https://brainmass.com/physics/torques/physics-calculate-amount-of-torque-required-to-keep-a-cylinder-rotating-5887

    Solution Preview

    First, we need to solve for friction, f, on the ...

    Solution Summary

    The solution is clear and provides the answer to the problem.

    $2.49

    ADVERTISEMENT