# Rotating diatomic - Pretty basic first year question. Workings given

1. Apr 25, 2013

### elemis

Part v is where I'm stuck.

All relevant equations and the bit where I'm stuck are in the second attachment with my workings

2. Apr 25, 2013

### elemis

If I can find the value for L I can substitute it into the equation for L=Iw and using the known I value I can calculate w and hence the frequency (2pif=w).

3. Apr 25, 2013

### tiny-tim

hi elemis!

why are you making it so complicated? :yuck:

finding ω is a straightforward centripetal acceleration question!

4. Apr 25, 2013

### elemis

i goooot itt !!!!!! Woooohoooooo !!!!!! Thank you !!!!!