(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

This setup of a conical pendulum is actually at the end of crane which is rotating, however I do not think that this should effect the situation:

I need to calculate theradiusso that I can then add this to the radius of the crane which will give my actual required answer.

A massm= 250 kgis suspended from a string of lengthL = 2.00m. It revolves in a horizontal circle due to the rotation of the crane. Angular velocity of crane and assume this will be same for the conical pendulum situationw= 1.0 rad/s. Angle between string at vertical is not known.

2. Relevant equations

v=rw

centripetal acceleration = Ac = w^2r

centripetal force = m(Ac) = m*w^2*r

a(radius) = v^2/r

3. The attempt at a solution

Tried few different methods and haven't seemed to come to a solution. Not sure if any method is even correct.

Attempt 1: Went further to calculate period of revolution is 2pi which gave h to be 9.81 which I am sure is incorrect.

Attempt 2: Not sure if this was correct and did not know how to go on.

Appreciate all the help in advanced!

1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

2. Relevant equations

3. The attempt at a solution

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# Homework Help: Conical Pendulum - Radius

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