An object of mass M is attached to a spring with spring constant k whose unstretched length is L and whose far

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An object of mass M is attached to a spring with spring constant k whose unstretched length is L, and whose far

end is fixed to a shaft that is rotating with angular speed omega. Neglect gravity and assume that the mass rotates with angular speed omega as shown. (Intro 1 figure) When solving this problem use an inertial coordinate system, as drawn here. (Intro 2 figure)

(a)The object is attachedto spring. Here, the centripetal force is equal to
the tangential force. a =5:
19!sz = k[R-L)
Solve the equation for R.
Mm =kR—kL
35L: ice-mam
H. = spa—Man)
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