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A wheel is attached to a fixed shaft, and the system is free to rotate without friction. To measure the moment of inertia of the wheel-shaft system, a tape of negligible mass wrapped around the shaft is pulled with a known constant force F. When a length L of tape has unwound, the system is rotating with angular speed w(omega)0. Find the moment of inertia of the system, I0.

2. Relevant equations

3. The attempt at a solution

Please help me... I don't have any idea. Except Answer clue: if F=10N, L=5m, w(omega)0=0.5rad/s, then I0=400 kg*m^2

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# Homework Help: Wheel attached to a fixed shaft

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