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o Investigate the dependence of angular acceleration

IX

Moment of In
calipers

slotted masses, timer, laboratory balance, vernier calipers, and large

THEORY

ertia and Rotational Motion
OBJECTIVESangular acceleration IX and compare the experimental value with a theoretical calculation
of the moment of inertia. of a cylinder on applied torque r.Force is the cause of the acceleration, and mass is a measure of the tendency of an object to resist a change in its of applied torque 'i versus • Rotational inertia apparatus (wheel and axle with hub and tripping platform) • Meter stick, string For linear motion, Newton's second law F =ma linear translational motion. For rotational motion of some object about a fixed axis, an equivalent description

o Determine the moment of inertia I of the cylinder from the slope
'i = IIX

(Eq. 1)