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In summary, moment of inertia can be derived using linear dynamics and calculus by considering a mass being accelerated and rotating in a circle. The torque can be calculated by multiplying the force by the radius, and by integrating this over the total mass, the total torque can be obtained. This approach is an alternative to the traditional method of using the energy equation and the analogy of 1/2mr^2w^2 with 1/2mv^2.

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Then the acceleration is:

[itex]F=ma[/itex]

multiply both sides by r:

[itex]\tau=rma=r^{2}m\alpha[/itex]

where [itex]\alpha[/itex] is the angular acceleration.

Take this sum of all masses:

[itex]\sum r^{2}dm[/itex]

Or another way:

The force on a small element dm is:

[itex]dF=r\frac{d\omega}{dt}dm[/itex]

then the torque on this small mass dm is:

[itex]d\tau= rdF=r^{2}\frac{d\omega}{dt}dm[/itex]

integrating this over the total mass gives the total torque:

[itex]\tau=\int r^{2}dm\frac{d\omega}{dt}[/itex]

Hope it helps

Moment of inertia is a physical property of an object that describes its resistance to rotational motion. In linear dynamics, it is important because it relates to an object's mass distribution and affects its rotational acceleration.

Moment of inertia can be determined by using the equation I = mr^2, where I is the moment of inertia, m is the mass of the object, and r is the distance from the axis of rotation. This equation is derived from Newton's second law of motion.

No, moment of inertia cannot be calculated for all objects using just linear dynamics. This method is most accurate for objects with a simple shape and a single axis of rotation. For more complex objects, other methods such as integration or computer simulations may be necessary.

Changing the mass distribution of an object can greatly affect its moment of inertia. For example, if the mass is concentrated at the edges of an object, it will have a higher moment of inertia and will be more difficult to rotate compared to an object with mass distributed evenly.

Understanding moment of inertia is important for many real-world applications, such as designing vehicles and machinery. It is also crucial for predicting the behavior of rotating objects in physics and engineering, such as spinning tops, pendulums, and gyroscopes.

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