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Statement of a problem № 285

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A top of mass m = 1.0 kg and moment of inertia relative to its own axis I = 4.0 g•m2 spins with an angular velocity w = 310 rad/s. Its point of rest is located on a block which is shifted in a horizontal direction with a constant acceleration w = 1.0 m/s^2. The distance between the point of rest and the centre of inertia of the top equals L = 10 cm. Find the magnitude and direction of the angular velocity of precession w'.

Solution:
A top of mass m = 1.0 kg and moment of inertia relative to its own axis  I = 4.0

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