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In order to simulate the Earth gravity on a space habitat of 100m diameter, what spin rate of a donut-shape space habitat, in terms of RPM, should be.

conversion of RPM is 2(pi)/60 radians/sec

where do I even begin????

I have read that a station 2km in diameter would spin at 1 RPM to simulate a confortable earth-like gravity. Just in my head I came up with the answer of 20 RPMs for a station 100m in diameter, but I have to show my work and explain the theory behind it, but i'm just going on intuition.

Is there hope for me?

Oh yea, I have to hand this in, in three hours and it's the only question out of thirty that I don't even know where to start.

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# Homework Help: Simulated gravity

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