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Homework Help: Cylinder pulled away with constant acceleration

  1. Feb 23, 2006 #1
    for a homogeneous cylinder is pulled away with constant acceleration a(o).
    then a = a(o) - angular acceleration * r
    what is this equation stand for??
  2. jcsd
  3. Feb 23, 2006 #2
    It stand for the acceleration of a point at the top of the cylinder.
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