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Bbambino1976
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The prop. blade of an airplane is 2.80ft, and rotates @ 2200 r/min. What is the linear velocity of a point on the tip of the blade?
 8 months ago
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Bbambino1976 Group Title
The prop. blade of an airplane is 2.80ft, and rotates @ 2200 r/min. What is the linear velocity of a point on the tip of the blade?
 8 months ago
 8 months ago

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zpupster Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Use \[v=\omega(r)=\theta/t(r)\] \[\theta = 2\pi rad\] t= 1 rev r = .5(2.8)
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Bbambino1976 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
so them telling me the length of the blade holds no grounds?
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wolf1728 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Will have to look up how to calculate linear velocity.
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Bbambino1976 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
all I could find was angular velocity , and after about 2 hours on a simple problem hat
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ehuman Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
isnt linear velocity the speed of the circumference?
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ehuman Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
speed over time
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Bbambino1976 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
I know there's a relationship between the two.
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wolf1728 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
I found this: The formula for finding linear velocity is v = x / t. The x variable is distance traveled, and t is the time it took to travel the distance x. The v variable is the linear velocity. radius = 1.4 feet If prop rotates at 2,200 rev/min that equals 36.666 rev for every second Each turn of the prop means that the tip has traveled 1.4 *2*PI = 8.7964594301 feet Multiplying this by 36.666 rev per second equals 322.54 feet per second.
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wolf1728 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
The distance from the prop center to the tip is half of 2.8 or 1.4 for each turn of the prop the tip must travel 1.4*2*PI feet.
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Bbambino1976 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
so we take 2.80 and multiply in 1/2, that gives us half the blade length which is 1.4 ft. is that 1.4x2xpie?
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wolf1728 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
which equals 8.7964594301 feet
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Bbambino1976 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
now is that ft per second?
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wolf1728 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
eventually it is feet per second. At this point we are only determining the distance traveled  which is 8.796 feet
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Bbambino1976 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
persistence pays off i found my page
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Bbambino1976 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
I'd like to thank ehuman and wolf1728, I couldn't have done it without you!
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Bbambino1976 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
wait what am I talking about, im not done here.
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zpupster Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
(2200revs/min)(2 pi rad/rev)(1.4ft)=? that is the equation you need
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zpupster Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
compare it to what i gave you before
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