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Newton's Second Law for Rotation

A torque is applied to point masses on a rod mounted on a Rotary Motion Sensor and the resulting angular acceleration is measured and the rotational inertia of the object is calculated. The radius of rotation of the point masses is varied.

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Source: Lab #36

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Newton's Second Law for Rotation