Q.73

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Book edition
4th

Author(s)
Randall D. Knight

Pages
1240 pages

ISBN
9780133942651

A Ferris wheel of radius R speeds up with angular acceleration starting from rest. Find an expression for the (a) velocity and (b) centripetal acceleration of a rider after the Ferris wheel has rotated through angle .

a. The velocity of a rider after the Ferris wheel has rotated through angle is.

b. The centripetal acceleration of a rider after the Ferris wheel has rotated through angle is.

A Ferris wheel of radius speeds up with angular acceleration starting from rest. We have to find an expression for the (a) velocity and (b) centripetal acceleration of a rider after the Ferris wheel has rotated through angle .

The formula is:

Where,

By putting values in formula:

For centripetal acceleration:

Where,

Putting values in formula:

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