A wagon wheel 1.00m in diameter consists of a thin rim having a mass of 7.25kg and six spokes each having a mass of 1.30kg. Determine the moment of inertia of the wagon wheel for rotation about its axis.(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

I thought that I could simply sum the masses (7 of them) and the multiply them by them by the radius squred. Didnt work!

I am having some problems with this chaper on rotational dynamics and torque. If anyone knows of any really good books or websites that could be helpful please let me know. Thanks!

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# Homework Help: A wagon wheel and inertia

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