Mechanics: Rotational Kinematics

We have 8 ready-to-use problem sets on the topic of Rotational Kinematics. These problem sets focus on the analysis of situations involving a rigid object rotating in either a clockwise or counterclockwise direction about a given point. The object's rotation speed may be increasing, decreasing, or remaining constant. 



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Problem Set RK1: Determining Angular and Linear Values 1
Given t, r, and one other variable for a constantly rotating object, determine all of the remaining angular and linear values. Includes 4 multi-part problems.

 
 
Problem Set RK2: Determining Angular and Linear Values 2
Given ∆s, ∆θ, and one other variable for a constantly rotating object, determine all of the remaining angular and linear values. Includes 3 multi-part problems.

 
 
Problem Set RK3: Determining Angular and Linear Values 3
Given tangential velocity, angular speed, and one other variable for a constantly rotating object, determine all of the remaining angular and linear values. Includes 3 multi-part problems.

 
 
Problem Set RK4: Determining Angular and Linear Values 4
Given angular displacement, angular speed, and one other variable for a constantly rotating object, determine all of the remaining angular and linear values. Includes 2 multi-part problems.

 
 
Problem Set RK5: Angular Acceleration Problems
Use the definition of angular acceleration to solve rotation problems. Includes 6 problems.

 
 
Problem Set RK6: Rotational Kinematics Problems Requiring the Big 4
Use kinematic equations for angular quantities to solve rotation problems. Includes 7 multi-part problems.

 
 
Problem Set RK7: Using the Big 4 to Solve Problems
Use rotational kinematic equations to solve problems involving objects undergoing angular accelerations. Includes 4 multi-part problems.

 
 
Problem Set RK8: Using the Big 4 Eqns and Linear Relationships
Combine an understanding of linear and angular quantities with the use of rotational kinematic equations to analyze complex rotation scenarios. Includes 3 multi-part problems.

 

 
 

 
 


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