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Rotation

In this module, we will examine the rotational motion of objects. Using polar coordinates, we determine angular analogs for many past concepts in mechanics including position, displacement, velocity, acceleration, force, inertia, and momentum. concept of linear momentum and its connection to forces. This will will enable us to use our past experience with motion problems and symbol substitution (The Big Board) to solve a wide range of rotational motion problems including rotational motion graphs and constant angular acceleration problems.

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