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Rotational Kinematics. Circular Motion A Particle in Uniform Circular Motion For a particle in uniform circular motion, the velocity vector v remains.

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Presentation on theme: "Rotational Kinematics. Circular Motion A Particle in Uniform Circular Motion For a particle in uniform circular motion, the velocity vector v remains."— Presentation transcript:

1 Rotational Kinematics

2 Circular Motion

3 A Particle in Uniform Circular Motion For a particle in uniform circular motion, the velocity vector v remains constant in magnitude, but it continuously changes its direction.

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5 Angular Position Degrees and revolutions:

6 Angular Position Arc length s, measured in radians:

7 Angular Velocity

8 Sign of

9 Connections Between Linear & Rotational Quantities

10 Angular Acceleration

11 Comparison to 1-D Kinematics Angular Linear And for a point at a distance R from the rotation axis: x = R v = R a = R By convention, are positive if they are in the counterclockwise direction.

12 Decelerating Windmill As the wind dies, a windmill that had been rotating at = 2.1 rad/s begins to slow down at a constant angular acceleration of = 0.45 rad/s 2. How long does it take for the windmill to come to a complete stop?

13 Angular Velocity & Acceleration ACT The fan blade shown is slowing down. Which option describes and ? (a) >0 and >0;(b) >0 and <0; (c) 0;(d) <0 and <0.

14 Rotational Kinematics If the angular acceleration is constant:

15 Thrown for a Curve To throw a curve ball, a pitcher gives the ball an initial angular speed of 157.0 rad/s. When the catcher gloves the ball 0.795 s later, its angular speed has decreased (due to air resistance) to 154.7 rad/s. (a) What is the balls angular acceleration, assuming it to be constant? (b) How many revolutions does the ball make before being caught?

16 Wheel of Misfortune On a certain game show, contestants spin the wheel when it is their turn. One contestant gives the wheel an initial angular speed of 3.40 rad/s. It then rotates through 1.25 revolutions and comes to rest on BANKRUPT. (a) Find the wheels angular acceleration, assuming it to be constant. (b) How long does it take for the wheel to come to rest?

17 A Rotating Crankshaft A cars tachometer indicates the angular velocity of the crank shaft in rpm. A car stopped at a traffic light has its engine idling at 500 rpm. When the light turns green, the crankshafts angular velocity speeds up at a constant rate to 2500 rpm in a time interval of 3.0 s. How many revolutions does the crankshaft make in this time interval?

18 Time to Rest A pulley rotating in the counterclockwise direction is attached to a mass suspended from a string. The mass causes the pulleys angular velocity to decrease with a constant angular acceleration = 2.10 rad/s 2. (a) If the pulleys initial angular velocity is 0 = 5.40 rad/s, how long does it take for the pulley to come to rest? (b)Through what angle does the pulley turn during this time? (c) If the radius of the pulley is 5.0 cm, through what distance is the mass lifted?

19 CD Speed CDs and DVDs turn with a variable that keeps the tangential speed v t constant. Find the angular speed and the frequency that a CD must have in order to give it a linear speed v t = 1.25 m/s when the laser beam shines on the disk (a) at 2.50 cm from its center, and (b) at 6.00 cm from its center.

20 Rotational vs. Linear Kinematics Analogies between linear and rotational kinematics:

21 Connections Between Linear & Rotational Quantities

22 More Connections Between Linear & Rotational Quantities This merry-go-round has both tangential and centripetal acceleration. Speeding up

23 The Microhematocrit Suppose the centrifuge is just starting up, and that it has an angular speed of 8.00 rad/s and an angular acceleration of 95.0 rad/s 2. (a) What is the magnitude of the centripetal, tangential, and total acceleration of the bottom of a tube? (b) What angle does the total acceleration make with the direction of motion?


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