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Angular velocity of a turbine

  1. Sep 7, 2008 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

    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?

    2. Relevant equations

    3. The attempt at a solution
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  3. Sep 8, 2008 #2


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    Welcome to PF!

    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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