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How do I calculate the torque of precession for a spinning wheel?

  1. Apr 28, 2014 #1
    Is it just equal to the external torque acting on the spinning wheel?
     
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  3. Apr 28, 2014 #2

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  4. Apr 29, 2014 #3
    Im not sure of the actual name but a spinning object has a stabilising effect such as with the bike wheel experiment. How would i calculate the force required to overcome this stabilising ?
     
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