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

A certain gyroscope precesses at a rate of 0.60 rad/s when used on earth.

If it were taken to a lunar base, where the acceleration due to gravity is 0.165 g, what would be its precession rate?

2. Relevant equations

Is the precession rate directly proportional to the gravity exerted on it.

3. The attempt at a solution

Pr=Precession rate we know is Torque/Angular Momentum. The only place i see gravity is in torque (r*ma) so I figured that if the force of gravity is .165 times less, the PR would be .165 times less, or .60 x .165 = 0.099, but that's wrong

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# Homework Help: Effect of gravity on the precession rate of a gyroscope

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