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Classical Mechanics - Lecture 21

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Lecture 21 - Torques - Oscillating Bodies

In the absence of a net external torque on an object, angular momentum is conserved. When an object oscillates about an axis of rotation, there is a variable restoring torque acting on the object.

Prof. Walter Lewin
8.01 Physics I: Classical Mechanics, Fall 1999
(Massachusetts Institute of Technology: MIT OpenCourseWare)
Date accessed: 2008-12-12
License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA

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