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Homework Help: Mechanics problem help

  1. Feb 20, 2006 #1
    When a torque is applied to a body undergoing uniform circular motion, will the radial acceleration be constant? What about the angular acceleration? Will it change?
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  3. Feb 20, 2006 #2


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    "Uniform circular motion" is generally understood to mean the motion of an object in a circle at constant speed so you may really be asking for the result of applying a torque to an object "constrained" to move in a circle. It would be helpful if you provided some specifics.
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