(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

A stick of mass M, length L, stands upright on a table, pivoted to the table.

What is the angular velocity as it hits the table?

2. Relevant equations

ang. accel = (3g/2L)cos theta

w = (3g/2L) integral cos theta dt

3. The attempt at a solution

theta (t) = ????

Solution involves elliptic integrals?? Not familiar with numeric methods.

Any approximation of the velocity at the table would be good for now.

1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

2. Relevant equations

3. The attempt at a solution

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