Blog Tag Rotatory motion

Rotatory Motion

A body is said to be in rotatory motion. If it moves about a fixed axis Example:  The blades of a fan A spinning top A spinning wheel or a potter's wheel A merry-go-round rotation of the earth about its own axis A rotatory motion is different from a translatory motion, because in rotatory motion, different parts of the obj . . .

Mixed Motion

A body can have more than type of motion. Such a motion is called mixed motion. Example: The wheels of a moving train have both the translatory as well as the rotatory motions.   . . .

Some examples of mixed motion

A drill used by a carpenter has both the rotatory as well as the translatory motions Carpenter's saw has the translatory as well as the oscillatory motion, as it moves down while oscillating A ball rolling on the ground has the rotatory motion as well as the translatory motion as it moves on the ground. The earth rotates about its axis (rot . . .

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