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Equation for torque of a cylinder, a hollow cylinder, and a sphere.

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Homework Statement



What is the equation for the torque of a cylinder, a hollow cylinder, and a sphere rolling down an incline?

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This is what I don't know

The Attempt at a Solution



I have no idea where to start.
 

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rock.freak667
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Torque is the rate of change of angular momentum

if angular momentum = Iω, that is torque then?
 
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What is the equation for torque? Similarly to F = ma, the equation for torque is
[tex]T[/tex] [tex]=[/tex] [tex]I[/tex][tex]\alpha[/tex]
 
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Thanks, you guys are awesome
 

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