What is the physical significance of moment of inertia?

Asked by Topperlearning User | 11th Aug, 2014, 01:39: PM

Expert Answer:

Moment of inertia plays the same role as is played by mass in translatory motion. In translatory motion, mass is a measure of inertia, therefore, moment of inertia is a measure of rotational inertia in rotatory motion.

Answered by  | 11th Aug, 2014, 03:39: PM