- You are stranded in a situation where you need to loosen a rusty bolt. You have a wrench, but using it you are still unable to apply enough torque to loosen the bolt. You also have some pieces of steel pipe. How can you loosen the bolt without much effort?
Learning Goal: I can...
- ...extend the particle model to a rigid-body model of an object.
- ...relate the rotational quantities (angular position, velocity, and acceleration) to linear quantities.
- ...understand and apply the concept of conservation of angular momentum.
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