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## Homework Statement

A stick of mass M, length L is standing upright on a table, pivoted at the bottom.

What is its angular velocity as it hits the table?

## Homework Equations

ang. accel = (3g/2L)cos theta (theta is zero with stick laying on table)

## The Attempt at a Solution

ang. vel = integral of ang. accel wrt to time, theta is some function of time.

Elliptic integral???

Numeric solution??

Thanks.