Activity: Angular acceleration

IB Physics: Activity: Angular acceleration

In this section we will consider the motion of a simple body made of a small heavy ball on the end of a very light rod pivoted at the other end.We can see that the torque (Fx) acting is clearly unbalanced so the bar will start to rotate.Angular displacement (Δθ)Angular displacement is the angle swept out by the radiusUnit: radianIf the angle is measured in radians then

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