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Once the rectangular section falls of the drum, what motion will the drum follow? Will it go to the right, down, or some other direction? What's the final velocity of the drum?

My quess is that the drum will move to the right. As for the velocity; I am thinking of calculating the total rotational kinetic energy and then using this value to calculate the linear velocity using the start mass of the drum.

Equations;

rotational KE=.5 * moment of inertia * angular velocity squared

linear KE = .5 * mass * velocity squared

mass steel = 7929.2 Kg/m^3

This is not a homework question. It came from me, washing machine, spin cycle.