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Kinetic Energy of a wheel with spokes

  1. Nov 11, 2012 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
    A wheel has a thin 3kg rim and four spokes each of mass 1.2kg.

    2. Relevant equations
    Find the kinetic energy of the wheel when it rolls at 6 m/s on a horizontal surface.

    3. The attempt at a solution
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  3. Nov 11, 2012 #2


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