1. Limited time only! Sign up for a free 30min personal tutor trial with Chegg Tutors
    Dismiss Notice
Dismiss Notice
Join Physics Forums Today!
The friendliest, high quality science and math community on the planet! Everyone who loves science is here!

Angular velocity

  1. Oct 7, 2004 #1
    does anyone know how to convert 33 revolutions/minute to velocity (meter/sec) when the radius is 1.47 meters?
  2. jcsd
  3. Oct 7, 2004 #2


    User Avatar
    Homework Helper

    1 rev is 2piRadius meters.
  4. Oct 7, 2004 #3


    User Avatar
    Science Advisor
    Homework Helper
    Gold Member
    Dearly Missed

    1. What distance has a given point on the rim travelled when it has made one revolution?
    2. How many seconds are there in a minute?
  5. Oct 7, 2004 #4


    User Avatar
    Science Advisor
    Homework Helper

    If you have a radius of 1.47 m the circumference is π2.94.

    [tex] \frac{22 rev}{minute} \times \frac{minute}{60 seconds} \times \frac{2.94 \pi m}{rev}[/tex]
    should get you your answer. (Approximately 3)
  6. Oct 7, 2004 #5
    Thanks a lot for all of y'alls help!
Know someone interested in this topic? Share this thread via Reddit, Google+, Twitter, or Facebook

Similar Discussions: Angular velocity
  1. Angular velocity (Replies: 2)

  2. Angular Velocity (Replies: 9)