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Problem 11.7: Calculate the angular momentum of several systems
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Several objects are rotating as shown (position is given in meters and time is given in seconds). Every object, or collection of objects, has the same mass, m = 2 kg. All mass distributions are uniform and all strings are massless. Every animation has a black dot representing the origin of the coordinate system. You are to calculate the angular momentum about this point for each animation. Calculate the angular momentum (about the origin) of the systems shown. Restart.