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Dual role of force acting on rigid body

  1. Jun 5, 2014 #1
    Can the same force increase both the translational and rotational kinetic energy of a rigid body? If yes then the work done by the force equals the sum of the increase in the translational and rotational kinetic energy?
     
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  3. Jun 6, 2014 #2
    Yes and yes.
     
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