CALCULUS Understanding Its Concepts and Methods

kinetic energy

The kinetic energy of an object of mass
*m*
moving in a straight line with speed
*v*
is given by

The kinetic energy of a rotating body is given
bywhere
w
is the angular velocity,
d
is the density, and
*r*
is the distance of the axis of rotation.

The moment of inertia of a rotating body is given by

The radius of gyration of a rotating body is
the number
*R*
that
satisfies

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