Rotational Dynamics 8.6: Additional Problem 1

Description

A wheel rolls as shown in the animation (position of the center of mass and position of a point on the edge of the wheel are shown in meters and time is shown in seconds). 

Question

What is the velocity of a point on the edge of the wheel when it is at the highest point (with respect to the floor)? Start

Answer

5.6 m/s.

Reference

See Giancoli-PA: 8-3, Giancoli-SE: 10-2.

Credits

Physlet problem authored by Aaron Titus and modified by Mario Belloni.

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