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8 June, 00:55

The Emerald Suite is a revolving restaurant at the top of the Space Needle in Seattle, Washington. If a customer sitting 18 m from the restaurant's center has a tangential speed of 2.54 * 10-2 m/s, what is the angular speed of the restaurant?

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  1. 8 June, 01:26
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    w = 1.41 10⁻³ rad / s

    Explanation:

    For this problem we will use that the angular and linear velocity are related

    v = w r

    w = v / r

    Let's calculate

    w = 2.54 10⁻² / 18

    w = 1.41 10⁻³ rad / s

    The angular speed of the entire restaurant is the same
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