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Last reply by: Jingwei Xie
Mon May 12, 2014 9:07 PM

Post by liqun zhu on May 4, 2013

Is there anyway I can increase the play speed of this video?

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Post by Abdelrahman Megahed on November 28, 2012

In extra example II weren't you asked only to calculate rotational kinetic energy of the system (which I am guess it shoud be Krot of rod only). How come the translational KE was added?

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Post by Ali barkhurdar on November 4, 2012


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Post by Riley Argue on November 3, 2012

Great lecture.

Rotation of a Rigid Body About a Fixed Axis

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  • Intro 0:00
  • Particle in Circular Motion 0:11
    • Specify a Position of a Particle
    • Radian
    • Angular Displacement
  • Rotation of a Rigid Body 15:36
    • Example: Rotating Disc
    • Disk at 5 Revolution/Sec
    • Different Points on a Disk Have Different Speeds
    • Angular Velocity
  • Constant Angular Acceleration: Kinematics 31:11
    • Rotating Disc
    • Object Moving Along x-Axis (Linear Case)
    • If Alpha= Constant
  • Rotational Kinetic Energy 42:11
    • Rod in X-Y Plane, Fixed at Center
    • Kinetic Energy
    • Moment of Inertia
  • Moment of Inertia for Certain Shapes 54:06
    • Rod at Center
    • Ring
    • Disc
    • Cylinder
    • Sphere
  • Extra Example 1: Rotating Wheel
  • Extra Example 2: Two Spheres Attached to Rotating Rod