 8.1RCQ: What are the units of measurement for tangential speed? For rotatio...
 8.2RCQ: On a rotating turntable, does tangential speed or rotational speed ...
 8.3RCQ: A tapered cup rolled on a flat surface makes a circular path. What ...
 8.5RCQ: What is rotational inertia, and is it similar to inertia as studied...
 8.4RCQ: How does the tapered rim of a wheel on a railroad train allow one p...
 8.6RCQ: Inertia depends on mass; rotational inertia depends on mass and som...
 8.7RCQ: As distance increases between most of the mass of an object and its...
 8.8RCQ: Consider three axes of rotation for a pencil: along the lead; at ri...
 8.10RCQ: Why does bending your legs when running enable you to swing your le...
 8.11RCQ: Which will have the greater acceleration rolling down an incline, a...
 8.12RCQ: What does a torque tend to do to an object?
 8.13RCQ: What is meant by the “lever arm” of a torque?
 8.14RCQ: How do clockwise and counterclockwise torques compare when a system...
 8.15RCQ: If you toss a stick into the air, it appears to wobble all over the...
 8.16RCQ: Where is the center of mass of a baseball? Where is its center of g...
 8.17RCQ: If you hang at rest by your hands from a vertical rope, where is yo...
 8.18RCQ: Where is the center of mass of a soccer ball?
 8.19RCQ: What is the relationship between center of gravity and support base...
 8.21RCQ: In terms of center of gravity, support base, and torque, why can yo...
 8.20RCQ: Why doesn’t the Leaning Tower of Pisa topple over?
 8.22RCQ: When you whirl a can at the end of a string in a circular path, wha...
 8.23RCQ: Is it an inward force or an outward force that is exerted on the cl...
 8.24RCQ: If the string that holds a whirling can in its circular path breaks...
 8.25RCQ: If you are in a car that rounds a curve, and you are not wearing a ...
 8.26RCQ: Why is centrifugal force in a rotating frame called a “fictitious f...
 8.28RCQ: Distinguish between linear momentum and angular momentum.
 8.27RCQ: How can gravity be simulated in an orbiting space station?
 8.29RCQ: What is the law of inertia for rotating systems in terms of angular...
 8.30RCQ: If a skater who is spinning pulls her arms in so as to reduce her r...
 8.38PAC: Calculate the torque produced by a 50N perpendicular force at the ...
 8.39PAC: Calculate the torque produced by the same 50N force when a pipe ex...
 8.40PAC: Calculate the tension in a horizontal string that whirls a 2kg toy...
 8.42PAC: Calculate the angular momentum of the person in the 1. Calculate th...
 8.41PAC: Calculate the force of friction that keeps a 75kg person sitting o...
 8.43PAC: If the person’s speed doubles and all else remains the same, what w...
 8.44TAS: The diameter of the base of a tapered drinking cup is 6 cm. The dia...
 8.45TAS: To tighten a bolt, you push with a force of 80 N at the end of a wr...
 8.46TAS: The rock and meterstick balance at the 25cm mark, as shown. The me...
 8.47TAS: Mary Beth uses a torque feeler that consists of a meter stick held...
 8.48TAS: An ice puck of mass m revolves on an icy surface in a circle at spe...
 8.49TAS: If a trapeze artist rotates once each second while sailing through ...
 8.50TAS: • A small space telescope at the end of a tether line of length L m...
 8.51TAR: The three cups are rolled on a level surface. Rank the cups by the ...
 8.53TAR: Beginning from a rest position, a solid disk A, a solid ball B, and...
 8.54TAR: You hold a meterstick horizontally with the same mass suspended at ...
 8.55TAR: Three physics majors stand with their backs against a wall. They ar...
 8.56TAE: While riding on a carnival Ferris wheel, Sam Nasty horses around an...
 8.57TAE: Dan and Sue cycle at the same speed. The tires on Dan’s bike are la...
 8.58TAE: Use the equation v = r? to explain why the end of a fly swatter mo...
 8.60TAE: Flamingos are frequently seen standing on one leg with the other li...
 8.62TAE: Which will have the greater acceleration rolling down an incline—a ...
 8.61TAE: The front wheels of a racing vehicle are located far out in front t...
 8.63TAE: A softball and a basketball start from rest and roll down an inclin...
 8.64TAE: Is the net torque changed when a partner on a seesaw stands or hang...
 8.65TAE: Can a force produce a torque when there is no lever arm?
 8.66TAE: When you pedal a bicycle, maximum torque is produced when the pedal...
 8.67TAE: When the line of action of a force intersects the center of mass of...
 8.68TAE: When a bowling ball leaves your hand, it may not spin. But farther ...
 8.69TAE: Why does sitting closest to the center of a vehicle provide the mos...
 8.71TAE: Explain why a long pole is more beneficial to a tightrope walker if...
 8.72TAE: Why must you bend forward when carrying a heavy load on your back?
 8.73TAE: Why is the wobbly motion of a single star an indication that the st...
 8.74TAE: Why is if easier to carry the same amount of water in two buckets, ...
 8.75TAE: Where is the center of mass of Earth’s atmosphere?
 8.76TAE: Using the ideas of torque and center of gravity, explain why a ball...
 8.77TAE: Why is it important to secure file cabinets to the floor, especiall...
 8.78TAE: Describe the comparative stabilities of the three objects shown in ...
 8.79TAE: The centers of gravity of the three trucks parked on a hill are sho...
 8.80TAE: A racing car on a flat circular track needs friction between the ti...
 8.81TAE: Can an object move along a curved path if no force acts on it? Defe...
 8.82TAE: As a car speeds up when rounding a curve, does the centripetal forc...
 8.83TAE: When you are in the front passenger seat of a car turning to the le...
 8.84TAE: Friction is needed for a car rounding a curve. But, if the road is ...
 8.85TAE: Under what conditions could a fastmoving car remain on a banked tr...
 8.86TAE: Explain why a centripetal force does not do work on a circularly mo...
 8.88TAE: The sketch shows a coin at the edge of a turntable. The weight of t...
 8.87TAE: The occupant inside a rotating space habitat of the future feels th...
 8.89TAE: A motorcyclist is able to ride on the vertical wall of a bowlshape...
 8.90TAE: The sketch shows a conical pendulum. The bob swings in a circular p...
 8.91TAE: You sit at the middle of a large turntable at an amusement park as ...
 8.92TAE: Consider a ball rolling around in a circular path on the inner surf...
 8.93TAE: A sizable quantity of soil is washed down the Mississippi River and...
 8.94TAE: If all of Earths inhabitants moved to the equator, how would this a...
 8.95TAE: Strictly speaking, as more and more skyscrapers are built on the su...
 8.96TAE: If the world’s populations moved to the North Pole and the South Po...
 8.97TAE: If the polar ice caps of Earth were to melt, the oceans would be de...
 8.98TAE: Why does a typical small helicopter with a single main rotor have a...
 8.99TAE: We believe that our galaxy was formed from a huge cloud of gas. The...
 8.100TAE: Earth is not spherical but bulges at the equator. Jupiter bulges mo...
 8.101TAD: An automobile speedometer is configured to read speed proportional ...
 8.102TAD: A large wheel is coupled to a wheel with half the diameter, as show...
 8.103TAD: In this chapter, we learned that an object may not be in mechanical...
 8.104TAD: When a car drives off a cliff it rotates forward as it falls. For a...
 8.105TAD: Why does a car nose up when accelerating and nose down when braking?
 8.106TAD: Discuss how a ramp would help you to distinguish between two identi...
 8.107TAD: Which will roll down an incline faster a can of water or a can of ice?
 8.108TAD: Why are lightweight tires preferred over lightweight frames in bicy...
 8.109TAD: A youngster who has entered a soapbox derby (in which 4wheel unpow...
 8.110TAD: The spool is pulled in three ways, as shown. There is sufficient fr...
 8.111TAD: Nobody at the playground wants to play with the obnoxious boy, so h...
 8.112TAD: How can the three bricks be stacked so that the top brick has maxim...
 8.113TAD: A long track balanced like a seesaw supports a golf ball and a more...
 8.114TAD: With respect to Diana’s finger, where is the center of mass of the ...
 8.115TAD: When a longrange cannonball is fired toward the equator from a nor...
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