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Laguna2

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I am working on a little project involving precession and I'm having a hard time figuring this one out.

I am sitting on a chair hold a spinning bycicle wheel in my arms. When I twist the wheel to the side I will start to spin.

What governs how fast I will spin? What is the equation to calculate the rotation? (Please also tell me if the results will be in Hz or rpm or whatever)

I'm currently studying physics but not at this level at all :p

I've been doing some research on my own and found an equation for when the wheel is hanging by a string, but it's not the same equation for what I am looking for is it?