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Flywheel Inertia value

  1. Nov 17, 2012 #1
    Basically, for a standard flywheel (heavy Metal disc), Is its moment of inertia a fixed internal quantity for that flywheel which doesnt change dependent on angular velocity etc?
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  3. Nov 17, 2012 #2


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    Correct, it is a function of mass and geometry.
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