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Homework Statement
A pulley, with a rotational inertia of 1.5 103 kg·m2 about its axle and a radius of 21 cm, is acted on by a force applied tangentially at its rim. The force magnitude varies in time as F = 0.50t + 0.30t[tex]^{2}[/tex], where F is in newtons and t in seconds. The pulley is initially at rest.
(a) At t = 10.0 s what is its angular acceleration?
rad/s2
(b) At t = 10.0 s what is its angular velocity?
rad/s
Homework Equations
Tnet=I[tex]\alpha[/tex]
f=.50t + .30t[tex]^{2}[/tex]
The Attempt at a Solution
I allready got the acceleration for the pulley. It turned out to be 4900 rad/sec. But now i assume because the amount of force is reliant on the time (in other words, is accelerating at a nonconstant rate), some integration will be needed. The problem for me is, i have only the vaguest idea of how to actually integrate. Would anyone mind helping me with this problem if it does in fact require integration, by showing me the exact steps? And if that is not the case, perhaps point me in the right direction?
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