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Homework Help: Just a quick conceptual question

  1. Mar 17, 2010 #1
    Is angular acceleration zero in this situation?
    A cylindrical space station located in distant space, rotates with constant angular velocity about its axis. An astronaut rotates with the station and is located at the perimeter, a distance R from the axis.
     
    Last edited: Mar 17, 2010
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  3. Mar 17, 2010 #2

    Doc Al

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    Sure sounds like it to me. (It says 'constant angular velocity'.)
     
  4. Mar 17, 2010 #3
    Doc Al,
    Thanks for your response. I'm pretty confident in that answer as well. However, I began second-guessing myself because everything seems to different when it's angular and not linear.
     
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