Rotations, Part II: Parallel Axis Theorem 
Rotations, Part II: Parallel Axis Theorem
by Yale / Ramamurti Shankar
Video Lecture 10 of 24
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Date Added: September 8, 2008

Lecture Description

Part II of Rotations. The lecture begins with an explanation of the Parallel Axis Theorem and how it is applied in problems concerning rotation of rigid bodies. The moment of inertia of a disk is discussed as a demonstration of the theorem. Angular momentum and angular velocity are examined in a variety of problems.

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This course provides a thorough introduction to the principles and methods of physics for students who have good preparation in physics and mathematics. Emphasis is placed on problem solving and quantitative reasoning. This course covers Newtonian mechanics, special relativity, gravitation, thermodynamics, and waves.

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