Angular Momentum & Rolling Without Slipping
In this module, we will examine the concept of angular momentum and its relationship to torque. We will then discover when the angular momentum of a system is conserved. This powerful conservation law related to rotational symmetry of the Universe is of great importance in many practical situations especially analyzing central force systems.
- Angular Momentum Notes- Pdf
- Definition of Angular Momentum - Video
- Newton II and Conservation of Angular Momentum - Video
- Rotating Platform and Conservation of Angular Momentum - Video
- Module Learning Objectives
- Return To Class Home Page
Physics Website Links
- 1. Khan Academy Rotation
- 2. MIT Angular Momentum and Torque
- 3. Mechanical Universe "Torque"
- 4. Ginacoli Textbook Website
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