Rotational Inertia

097 – Rotational Inertia

In this video Paul Andersen explains how the angular momentum of an object if a product of the rotational inertia and the angular velocity. The rotational inertia depends on the mass, radius and shape of the rotating objects. A sample calculation and several examples are included.

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Music Attribution
Title: String Theory
Artist: Herman Jolly

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