A gyroscope flywheel of radius 2.76 cm is accelerated from rest at 14.0 rad/s2 until its angular speed is 1740 rev/min.(a) What is the tangential acceleration of a point on the rim of the flywheel during this spin-up process?(b) What is the radial acceleration of this point when the flywheel is spinning at full speed?(c) Through what distance does a point on the rim move during the spin-up?

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A gyroscope flywheel of radius 2.76 cm is accelerated from rest at 14.0 rad/s2 until its angular speed is 1740 rev/min.

(a) What is the tangential acceleration of a point on the rim of the flywheel during this spin-up process?

(b) What is the radial acceleration of this point when the flywheel is spinning at full speed?

(c) Through what distance does a point on the rim move during the spin-up?

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(a)

Tangential acceleration is,

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Tangential acceleration is,

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