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 2.8 rad/sec. After 5.99 seconds, it has completed 14 revolutions. What is its angular acceleration in rad/sec
^{2}
?
4.46 x 10
^{-2}
rad/sec
^{2}
3.97 x 10
^{0}
rad/sec
^{2}
2.66 x 10
^{1}
rad/sec
^{2}
4.67 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 5.99 seconds?
14.7 rad/sec
88.0 rad/sec
23.8 rad/sec
26.6 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 5.99 seconds if the pulley's diameter is 29 cm?
3.45 m/sec
7.71 m/sec
3.85 m/sec
1.09 m/sec
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Question 4
What is the instantaneous centripetal acceleration experienced by the point on the rim in
Question #3
?
57.5 m/sec
^{2}
69.2 m/sec
^{2}
227.4 m/sec
^{2}
102.4 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 36 meters of cord around the rim?
11.12 seconds
11.87 seconds
10.46 seconds
9.27 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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