Find the torque help

1. Nov 4, 2004

gauravkukreja

CHECK OUT THIS PROBLEM

A SQUARE PLATE OF SIDE 5 cm IS ROTATING AROUND ONE OF ITS EDGES. IF THE ANGULAR ACCELARATION OF THE BODY IS 0.2 rad/s/s, FIND THE TORQUE.

(TWO INTO 10 RAISED TO -5)

2. Nov 4, 2004

ramollari

You need the MASS of the plate to calculate its rotational inertia I=1/2MR^2.

3. Nov 4, 2004

ramollari

The mass should be given as 80g, right?

Last edited: Nov 4, 2004
4. Nov 4, 2004

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