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I'm working on a basic spaceflight simulator during the break, and I've been unable to come up with some info I need to do the physics.

Suppose you have a simple object... say, a beam of dimensions w, h, and d. Then suppose (for example) you apply a constant force at the point (w/4, h, d/2) on the board. How would you know how what the rotational and translational velocities would be after a given time interval? According to the NASA site I was reading, the resulting rotational and translational velocities vary, and no equation was given for calculating either of them.

Some pointers in the right direction would be greatly appreciated!

Thanks,

Robert

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# Homework Help: Moments: rotational and translational velocity

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