PHYS 200 - Lecture 10 - Rotations, Part II: Parallel Axis Theorem

Lecture 10 - Rotations, Part II: Parallel Axis Theorem

Overview

Part II of Rotations. The lecture begins with an explanation of the Parallel Axis Theorem and how it is applied in problems concerning rotation of rigid bodies. The moment of inertia of a disk is discussed as a demonstration of the theorem. Angular momentum and angular velocity are examined in a variety of problems.

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Assignment

Wolfson and Pasachoff, Physics with Modern Physics, chapter 10.

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