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Unformatted text preview: 1. Draw a free-body diagram for the shaft and the hanging mass. 2. Derive an expression for the net force acting on the hanging mass using Newtons 2 nd law. 3. Derive an expression for the net torque acting on the vertical shaft using Newtons 2 nd law for rotations. 4. Combine your two expressions from Problems 2 and 3 to show that the net torque may be written as rm ( g a ), where a is the linear acceleration of the hanging mass. vertical shaft I m...
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- Fall '08