Ch 6: Rotational Motion Principles: Tutoring Solution

About This Chapter

The Rotational Motion Principles chapter of this NY Regents Exam - Physics Tutoring Solution is a flexible and affordable path to learning about rotational motion principles. These simple and fun video lessons are each about five minutes long and they teach all the rotational motion principles topics required in a typical NY Regents Exam prep course.

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  • Begin your assignment or other NY Regents Exam prep work.
  • Identify the concepts of rotational motion principles that you're stuck on.
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  • Complete the quizzes to test your understanding.
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  • Struggle with understanding rotational dynamics, kinetic energy, momentum or any other rotational motion topic
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  • Find themselves failing or close to failing their rotational motion principles unit
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Learning objectives

  • Analyze the differences between translational and rotational motion.
  • Understand kinematic equations for rotational motion.
  • Relate five kinematic qualities to five equations.
  • Study rotational dynamics and torque.
  • Learn the role that rotational inertia plays in the change of speed of an object.
  • Understand the kinetic energy of a rotating disk and falling mass.
  • Study conservation of energy principles.
  • Apply translational motion formulas.
  • Solve word problems relating to angular momentum and equilibrium.

11 Lessons in Chapter 6: Rotational Motion Principles: Tutoring Solution
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
Differences Between Translational & Rotational Motion

1. Differences Between Translational & Rotational Motion

After watching this lesson, you'll be able to explain the difference between translational and rotational motion, explain how translational quantities are replaced by rotational ones in physics and apply Newton's First Law to rotation. A short quiz follows.

Rotational Kinematics: Definition & Equations

2. Rotational Kinematics: Definition & Equations

After watching this lesson, you should be able to explain what kinematics is, give a rotational variable that corresponds to each linear kinematic variable, and solve problems using rotational kinematics equations. A short quiz will follow.

Five Kinematics Quantities & the Big 5 Equations

3. Five Kinematics Quantities & the Big 5 Equations

After watching this lesson, you will be able to list the five kinematics variables in rotational motion and use the five equations of constant acceleration to solve problems involving rotational motion. A short quiz will follow.

Torque: Concept, Equation & Example

4. Torque: Concept, Equation & Example

After watching this lesson, you will be able to explain what torque is conceptually and mathematically and use both the equation and Newton's First Law for rotation to solve problems involving torque. A short quiz will follow.

Rotational Inertia & Change of Speed

5. Rotational Inertia & Change of Speed

After watching this lesson, you will be able to explain what rotational inertia is, describe how it makes it harder to change the speed of rotation, and solve rotational inertia problems. A short quiz will follow.

Kinetic Energy of Rotation

6. Kinetic Energy of Rotation

After watching this lesson, you will be able to explain what kinetic energy of rotation is, provide the equation to calculate it, and solve simple kinetic energy of rotation problems. A short quiz will follow.

Rolling Motion & the Moment of Inertia

7. Rolling Motion & the Moment of Inertia

After watching this lesson, you should be able to figure out the moment of inertia of an object as it rolls down a ramp and compare it to a theoretical value. A short quiz will follow.

Work & Power in Rotational Motion

8. Work & Power in Rotational Motion

After watching this lesson, you will be able to explain what work and power are in the context of rotational motion and use equations to solve problems involving rotational work and power. A short quiz will follow.

Angular Momentum vs. Linear Momentum

9. Angular Momentum vs. Linear Momentum

After watching this lesson, you will be able to explain the difference between angular and linear momentum and solve problems using angular momentum equations. A short quiz will follow.

Conservation of Angular Momentum

10. Conservation of Angular Momentum

After watching this video you will be able to explain what is meant by conservation of angular momentum. You will also be able to use this concept along with the equation to solve problems. A short quiz will follow.

Equilibrium: Translational & Rotational

11. Equilibrium: Translational & Rotational

Learn about the requirements for an object to be under translational or rotational equilibrium. Then work through a couple example problems that show how we can use translational and rotational equilibrium to find the forces acting on an object.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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