33 True/False questions

θ (theta) → Greek letter that indicates an angle

radius of a force (torque arm) → term for a vector directed from the center of rotation to the point where the force is applied, with a magnitude equal to the distance between these points

angular momentum → term that describes any body or particle moving around an axis

α (alpha) → Greek letter that indicates an angle

angular displacement → term for the change in an object's angular displacement per unit time

s → abbreviation for arc length

angular motion → term that describes any body or particle moving around an axis

angular velocity → term for the change in an object's angular displacement per unit time

mass → Rotational inertia depends on how ___ is distributed.

torque (moment of a force) → another name for rotational inertia

rim speed → term for a heavy spinning disk contained in many machines

angular acceleration → term that describes any body or particle moving around an axis

ω (omega) → Greek letter that indicates an angle

flywheel → The farther a point is from the center of rotation, the greater the _____ distance.

angular acceleration → term that describes any body or particle moving around an axis

I=mr^2 → Rotational inertia depends on how ___ is distributed.

moment of inertia → another name for rotational inertia

axis → term for a center of rotation

linear → The farther a point is from the center of rotation, the greater the _____ distance.

I → abbreviation for arc length

τ → abbreviation for torque

gyroscope → term for any solid object rotating about a fixed axis

arc length → term for the linear distance from one point to another on a circular path

rotary motion → term that describes any body or particle moving around an axis

tangent → term for a straight line that is perpendicular to a given point's radius on the circle

τ=Iα → equation for the law of torque

average angular velocity → term for angular displacement divided by time

circular motion → term that describes any body or particle moving around an axis

radian → term for the measure of an angle that, when its vertex is set upon the center of a circle, subtends an arc equal in length to the radius of that circle

rad → abbreviation for torque

righthand rule → term for a straight line that is perpendicular to a given point's radius on the circle

rotational inertia → another name for rotational inertia

L → abbreviation for arc length