Practice Problems
Rotational Kinematics
Directions:
On this worksheet you will practice using the basic formulas for rotational, or angular, motion.
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Question 1
At t = 0, a pulley rotating on a fixed axle with a constant acceleration has an initial angular velocity of 2.6 rad/sec. After 5.39 seconds, it has completed 18 revolutions. What is its angular acceleration in rad/sec
^{2}
?
2.99 x 10
^{-2}
rad/sec
^{2}
3.94 x 10
^{1}
rad/sec
^{2}
6.82 x 10
^{0}
rad/sec
^{2}
4.82 x 10
^{-1}
rad/sec
^{2}
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Question 2
In
Question #1
, what is the pulley's angular velocity at the end of the 5.39 seconds?
21.0 rad/sec
36.8 rad/sec
39.4 rad/sec
113.1 rad/sec
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Question 3
From
Question #2
, what is the linear velocity of a point on the rim of the pulley at exactly 5.39 seconds if the pulley's diameter is 44 cm?
8.66 m/sec
1.12 m/sec
8.09 m/sec
17.32 m/sec
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Question 4
What is the instantaneous centripetal acceleration experienced by the point on the rim in
Question #3
?
297.4 m/sec
^{2}
340.9 m/sec
^{2}
150.1 m/sec
^{2}
140 m/sec
^{2}
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Question 5
If cord is being wrapped along the edge of the pulley in
Question #1
as it turns, how much time would be needed to accumulate 65 meters of cord around the rim?
9.28 seconds
9.67 seconds
8.91 seconds
7.47 seconds
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Question 6
Which of the following graphs of
omega vs time
correctly protrays the behavior ot this pulley?
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