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Equation for torque of a cylinder, a hollow cylinder, and a sphere. 
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Mar110, 07:36 PM

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1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
What is the equation for the torque of a cylinder, a hollow cylinder, and a sphere rolling down an incline? 2. Relevant equations This is what I don't know 3. The attempt at a solution I have no idea where to start. 


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Mar110, 07:47 PM

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Torque is the rate of change of angular momentum
if angular momentum = Iω, that is torque then? 


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Mar110, 07:48 PM

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What is the equation for torque? Similarly to F = ma, the equation for torque is
[tex]T[/tex] [tex]=[/tex] [tex]I[/tex][tex]\alpha[/tex] 


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Mar210, 04:26 PM

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Equation for torque of a cylinder, a hollow cylinder, and a sphere.
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