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Homework Help: Rotation Dynamics mastering physics 10.32

  1. Dec 8, 2005 #1
    An airplane propeller is 2.08 m in length (from tip to tip) and has a mass of 117 kg. When the airplane's engine is first started, it applies a constant torque of 1950 Nm to the propeller, which starts from rest.

    How much work in joules is being done after 5 revolutions?

    This is what I did: (1.04*1950)*(5*2*pi). Mastering physics says it is close, but not correct.
     
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  3. Dec 8, 2005 #2
    figured that out: (1950)*(5*2pi)
    Now I need to calculate the average power. power=T_z*w_z
    =1950 Nm *53.9 rads/s.

    mastering physics says this is incorrect. Any ideas?
     
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