12.95. Model: Because no external torque acts on the star during gravitational collapse, its angular momentum is conserved. Model the star as a solid rotating sphere. Solve:(a)The equation for the conservation of angular momentum is 22ififiiffifif55LL IImRmRRRωωω⎛⎞=⇒ = ⇒=⎜⎟⎝⎠⇒=The angular velocity is inversely proportional to the period
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This note was uploaded on 12/10/2011 for the course PHYS 1211 taught by Professor Geller during the Fall '09 term at University of Georgia Athens.