Angular velocity of a turbine

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During startup of a power plant, a turbine accelerates from rest at 0.43 \rm {rad/s^2}.How long does it take to reach its 3200 \rm {rpm} operating speed? How many revolutions does it make during this time?

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Welcome to PF!

During startup of a power plant, a turbine accelerates from rest at 0.43 \rm {rad/s^2}.How long does it take to reach its 3200 \rm {rpm} operating speed? How many revolutions does it make during this time?

Hi ingy489! Welcome to PF! :smile:

Hint: this is about angles, angular velocity, and angular acceleration.

You can use the same formulas as for linear velocity and acceleration. :wink:
 

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