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The Motion Of A Spring Released From Uniform Circular Motion
written by Tom Dooling, Aaron Titus, Jeffrey Register, and Matt Carnaghi
A weak spring is connected at one end to a rotor turning at constant angular velocity. The spring extends to a stretched length as determined by the spring mass, rest length, spring constant, rotor radius and rotor angular velocity. When released from the rotor, the inner end of the spring pulls away as expected, causing a wave to travel down the spring as it collapses. During this time
interval, the outer end of the spring continues to move along its original circular path in uniform circular motion, as if the spring were still connected to the rotor. This is analogous to the effect of
a hanging Slinky released from rest whose bottom end remains at a fixed position above the ground until a wave from the top of the Slinky reaches the bottom of the Slinky.
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T. Dooling, A. Titus, J. Regester, and M. Carnaghi, , 2015, WWW Document, (https://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=13727&DocID=4146).
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T. Dooling, A. Titus, J. Regester, and M. Carnaghi, The Motion Of A Spring Released From Uniform Circular Motion, , 2015, <https://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=13727&DocID=4146>.
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Dooling, T., Titus, A., Regester, J., & Carnaghi, M. (2015). The Motion Of A Spring Released From Uniform Circular Motion. Retrieved September 26, 2017, from https://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=13727&DocID=4146
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Dooling, T, A. Titus, J. Regester, and M. Carnaghi. "The Motion Of A Spring Released From Uniform Circular Motion." 2015. https://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=13727&DocID=4146 (accessed 26 September 2017).
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Dooling, Tom, Aaron Titus, Jeffrey Regester, and Matt Carnaghi. The Motion Of A Spring Released From Uniform Circular Motion. 2015. 26 Sep. 2017 <https://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=13727&DocID=4146>.
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