# Classical Mechanics-Moment of Inertia Tensor (GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) Physics): Questions 1 - 4 of 6

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## Question number: 1

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Appeared in Year: 2012

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Two uniform thin rods of equal length and masses and are joined together along the length. The moment of inertia of the combined rod of length about an axis passing through the mid – point and perpendicular to the length of the rod is –

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## Question number: 2

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Appeared in Year: 2011

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A heavy symmetrical top is rotating about its own axis of symmetry (the axis). If and are the principal moments of inertia along and axes respectively, then –

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## Question number: 3

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Appeared in Year: 2013

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A uniform circular disk of radius and mass is rotating with angular speed about an axis, passing through its centre and inclined at an angle degree with respect to its symmetry axis. The magnitude of the angular momentum of the disk is –

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## Question number: 4

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Appeared in Year: 2007

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The moment of inertia of a uniform sphere of radius about an axis passing through its centre is given by . A rigid sphere of uniform mass density and radius has two smaller sphere of radius hollowed out of it, as shown in the figure. The moment of inertia of the resulting body about the – axis is –

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