Where Δθ is angular displacement and ω is angular velocity
Where r is the radius.
ra = 2rb
va = 2vb
t = Δθ/ω
Two wind turbines are set up with the following conditions:
Turbine A has blades that are twice as long as the blades on Turbine B. The tips of the blades on Turbine A are moving twice as fast as the tips of the blades on Turbine B.
Which turbine takes the lesser amount of time to rotate through 1.0 radian of angular displacement?
a. turbine A
b. They take the same amount of time.
c. turbine B
d.The answer cannot be determined from the information given.
As in Part A, two wind turbines with different length blades are rotating. Consider what needs to happen in order to change the angular speed of one of the turbines. If the turbine is to spin more quickly, should the angular acceleration, be positive or negative?
a. α⃗ should be negative.
b. α⃗ should be positive.
c. We cannot tell which direction α⃗ should be without knowing the direction of the angular velocity, ω
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