An Introduction To Mechanics

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Problem Set 10 Physics 116 : Due FRIDAY, 04/11/2008 Treat the frictionless pulley as massless, and the hint for part a) is incorrect and should be α = 3 a/R 8. Extra Credit Question Please work on this question by yourself!
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Unformatted text preview: Consider a lump of putty of mass M which you can form into any shape. If the object you form from the putty has to have an exact height of z = z , what shape should you choose such that the putty has the minimum possible momentum of inertia about the z axis?...
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This note was uploaded on 09/09/2008 for the course PHYS 1116 taught by Professor Elser, v during the Spring '05 term at Cornell.

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