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Homework Help: Need help on rotationalvelocity problem asap

  1. Dec 6, 2004 #1
    please I need help on rotational velocity problem for tomorow dec 7

    ok i need help on where to begin this problem because i am lost. any help would be appreciated thank you

    A windmil has 8 blades and rotates at an angular speed of 1.25 radians/second. the opening between succesive blades is equal to the width of of a blade. a golf ball of diameter 4.50*10 -2m is just passing by one of the rotating blades. what is the minimum speed of the ball so that it will not be hit by the next blade?

    thnk you for your time
    Last edited: Dec 6, 2004
  2. jcsd
  3. Dec 6, 2004 #2
    hmm - is that all the info u r given?
  4. Dec 6, 2004 #3
    yes that is all we are given
  5. Dec 6, 2004 #4
    what about the measurements of the windmill?
  6. Dec 7, 2004 #5
    no measurments given
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