What are some examples of rotational motion?

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Mar 4, 2017

What is rotational motion?

  • A rotation motion is a motion that takes place around a fixed axis
  • A worm drive is an example of rotational motion.

upload.wikimedia.org. ======> A worm drive

  • Both the worm and the worm gear—is rotating on its own axis.

Another example:

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  • In below image consider the motion of sphere which is blue colour ,

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  • It has both circular and rotational motion.Because it completes a circular path while rotating around it's axis.

  • In below image a person is performing Somersault

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  • This is also an example for rotational motion, because he is rotating about his axis.

This is an image of a gear box,

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  • There also you can see rotational motion

I state few examples.But there are many examples ,instances in day today life where you can find rotational motion.

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May 28, 2015

Well, we have all opened the cap of a container/ bottle. Truly, that's a rotational motion. :-)

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