An object with a mass of #4 kg# is hanging from an axle with a radius of #18 cm#. If the wheel attached to the axle has a radius of #24 cm#, how much work would it take to turn the wheel #32 cm#?

1 Answer
Mar 18, 2017

Answer:

The work done is #=9.41J#

Explanation:

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The load #=4gN#

Radius of axle #r=0.18m#

Radius of wheel #R=0.24m#

Taking moments about the center of the axle

#F*0.24=4*g*0.18#

#F=(4*g*0.18)/0.24=3g=29.4N#

The work done is

#W=F*d#

#=29.4*0.32=9.41J#