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Moment of inertia

  1. Nov 19, 2008 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
    see problem 2 attachment


    2. Relevant equations
    see problem 2 attempt attachment


    3. The attempt at a solution
    see problem 2 attempt attachment
     

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    Last edited: Nov 19, 2008
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  3. Nov 19, 2008 #2

    Doc Al

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    You posted the wrong problem.
     
  4. Nov 19, 2008 #3
    I re posted the correct problem
     
  5. Nov 19, 2008 #4

    Doc Al

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    You messed up the parallel axis theorem. Ip = Icm + mL^2, where L is the distance from center of mass to axis P. (Add, don't subtract.)
     
    Last edited: Nov 19, 2008
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