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 5.57 seconds, it has completed 19 revolutions. What is its angular acceleration in rad/sec
^{2}
?
4.03 x 10
^{1}
rad/sec
^{2}
6.76 x 10
^{0}
rad/sec
^{2}
2.83 x 10
^{-2}
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 5.57 seconds?
37.7 rad/sec
21.4 rad/sec
40.3 rad/sec
119.4 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 5.57 seconds if the pulley's diameter is 38 cm?
15.30 m/sec
7.16 m/sec
0.94 m/sec
7.65 m/sec
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Question 4
What is the instantaneous centripetal acceleration experienced by the point on the rim in
Question #3
?
127.8 m/sec
^{2}
308.0 m/sec
^{2}
128.5 m/sec
^{2}
256.9 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 59 meters of cord around the rim?
9.20 seconds
9.57 seconds
9.97 seconds
7.71 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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