# Ch 3: Understanding Rotational Motion

Review various aspects of rotational motion, such as momentum and speed, using the video and text lessons in this chapter. Study for science class tests or use these resources to prepare for assessments or even college entrance exams.

## Understanding Rotational Motion - Chapter Summary

This chapter is designed to help you better understand principles and equations associated with rotational motion. You will learn how to solve relevant motion problems, such as those involving torque, acceleration and rotational kinematics.

In addition, you will explore specific theorems and determine how they are used to solve rotational motion problems. Once you have finished your study of this chapter, you should be able to:

• Contrast rotational and translational motion
• Define rotational kinematics and use relevant equations to solve problems
• Solve problems involving torque, kinetic energy of rotation, rotational inertia, rotational work and power, and angular momentum
• Provide details about the Parallel-Axis and Perpendicular Axis theorems
• Understand rolling motion
• Compare angular and linear momentum
• Note the relationship between angular momentum and torque
• Discuss conservation of angular momentum
• List five kinematics variables in rotational motion

This complex material is explained in easy-to-follow terms by expert instructors in the field. You will be able to access lessons at all times, from any device, so study is made easy and convenient. Self-assessment quizzes in each lesson determine your level of understanding and which subjects, if any, you need to further review.

13 Lessons in Chapter 3: Understanding Rotational Motion
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