A pendulum consists of a rod of mass \({{ params_mr }}\) \(\rm{kg}\) and length \({{ params_lr }}\) \(\rm{m}\) connected to a pivot with a solid sphere attached at the other end with mass \({{ params_ms }}\) \(\rm{kg}\) and radius \({{ params_rs }}\) \(\rm{cm}\).

Part 1#

What is the torque \(\tau\) about the pivot when the pendulum makes an angle of \({{ params_theta }}^\circ\) with respect to the vertical?

Answer Section#

Please enter a numeric value in \(\rm{N \cdot m}\).


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