Thu October 25, 2012 By:

The angular velocity of a scooter wheel is 40 rad/sec. If diameter of scooter wheel is 80cm. Calculate the speed of scooter in m/s.

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Thu October 25, 2012
the speed of the scooter will be equal to the linear velocity of the rim of the wheel.
Angular velocity of wheel, w = 40 rad/s
radius od wheel, r = 80 cm = 0.8 m
thus linear velocity, v = r x w = 32 m/s
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