P08-02: Linear Speed vs. Angular Speed

P08-02: Linear Speed vs. Angular Speed


Mainly terminology, but this is helpful in moving forward with rotational motion.

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Along with my video, use this INTERACTIVE FIGURE to help with your understanding.  Note how the distances the three people travel differ depending on their distances from the axis.  The author also has this SCREENCAST that should help.

Source: (C) 2016, Pearson

08-01b: Linear Speed vs. Angular Speed