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Homework Help: Rotating diatomic - Pretty basic first year question. Workings given

  1. Apr 25, 2013 #1
    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

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  3. Apr 25, 2013 #2
    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).
  4. Apr 25, 2013 #3


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    hi elemis! :smile:

    why are you making it so complicated? :yuck:

    finding ω is a straightforward centripetal acceleration question! :wink:
  5. Apr 25, 2013 #4
    i goooot itt !!!!!! Woooohoooooo !!!!!! Thank you !!!!!
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