Rotational kinematic equations:
First, we'll convert the angular velocity to rad/s.
An ultracentrifuge accelerates from rest to 100,000 rpm in 2.00 min.
(a) What is the average angular acceleration in rad/s2 ?
(b) What is the tangential acceleration of a point 9.50 cm from the axis of rotation?
(c) What is the centripetal acceleration in m/s2 and multiples of g of this point at full rpm?
(d) What is the total distance traveled by point 9.5 cm from the axis of rotation of the ultracentrifuge?
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