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Intro to Rotational Kinetic Energy

Q. A softball pitcher throws an underhanded pitch with the arm fully extended (straight at the elbow). The ball leaves the pitcher's hand with a speed...

Solved • Jul 15, 2020

Intro to Rotational Kinetic Energy

Q. Calculate the moment of inertia and the rotational kinetic energy for the following objects spinning about a central axis (in units of Joules): a. ...

Solved • Jul 1, 2020

Intro to Rotational Kinetic Energy

Q. If a rotating skater triples her rate of rotation by decreasing her moment of inertia by 1/3, by what factor does her rotational kinetic energy cha...

Solved • Jun 8, 2020

Intro to Rotational Kinetic Energy

Q. Consider a particle of mass m that is revolving with angular speed ω around an axis. The perpendicular distance from the particle to the axis is r....

Solved • Jun 2, 2020

Intro to Rotational Kinetic Energy

Q. Calculate the moment of inertia and the rotational kinetic energy for the following objects spinning about a central axis (in units of Joules): a. ...

Solved • Jun 2, 2020

Intro to Rotational Kinetic Energy

Q. A typical ten-pound car wheel has a moment of inertia of about 0.35kg *m2. The wheel rotates about the axle at a constant angular speed making 70.0...

Solved • May 27, 2020

Intro to Rotational Kinetic Energy

Q. This problem illustrates the two contributions to the kinetic energy of an extended object: rotational kinetic energy and translational kinetic ene...

Solved • Apr 20, 2020

Intro to Rotational Kinetic Energy

Q. The flywheel of a gasoline engine is required to give up 600 J of kinetic energy while its angular velocity decreases from 780 rev/min to 510 rev/m...

Solved • Mar 18, 2019

Intro to Rotational Kinetic Energy

Q. If we multiply all design dimensions of an object by a scaling factor f, its volume and mass will be multiplied by f3.a) By what factor will its mo...

Solved • Mar 18, 2019

Intro to Rotational Kinetic Energy

Q. Biomedical measurements show that the arms and hands together typically make up 13.0 % of a persons mass, while the legs and feet together account ...

Solved • Mar 18, 2019

Intro to Rotational Kinetic Energy

Q. A merry-go-round has a mass of 1550 kg and a radius of 7.60 m. How much net work is required to accelerate it from rest to a rotation rate of 1.00 ...

Solved • Mar 18, 2019

Intro to Rotational Kinetic Energy

Q. A hollow spherical shell has mass 8.20 kg and radius 0.225 m . It is initially at rest and then rotates about a stationary axis that lies along a d...

Solved • Mar 18, 2019

Intro to Rotational Kinetic Energy

Q. Suppose that some time in the future we decide to tap the moons rotational energy for use on earth. In additional to the astronomical data in Appen...

Solved • Mar 18, 2019

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Q. You are designing a rotating metal flywheel that will be used to store energy. The flywheel is to be a uniform disk with radius 31.0  cm . Starting...

Solved • Mar 18, 2019

Intro to Rotational Kinetic Energy

Q. The three 210 g masses in the figure are connected by massless, rigid rods.a) What is the triangle’s moment of inertia about the axis through the c...

Solved • Mar 18, 2019

Intro to Rotational Kinetic Energy

Q. A solid sphere rolls along a horizontal, smooth surface at a constant linear speed without slipping. What is the ratio between the rotational kine...

Solved • Oct 5, 2017

Intro to Rotational Kinetic Energy

Q. The L-shaped object shown in the figure below right consists of the masses connected by light rods. How much work must be done to accelerate the ob...

Solved • Jun 6, 2017

Intro to Rotational Kinetic Energy

Q. A square, with a side length of 40 cm, has a 5 kg mass at each of its corners. If the square rotates about an axis through its center, perpendicula...

Solved • May 10, 2017

Intro to Rotational Kinetic Energy

Q. A grinding wheel in the shape of a solid disk is 0.200 m in diameter and has a mass of 3.0 kg. The wheel is rotating at 2200 rpm about an axis thro...

Solved • May 4, 2017