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A solid cylinder of mass and radius is resting on a horizontal platform (which is parallel to the -  plane) with its axis fixed along -axis and free to rotate about its axis. The platform is given a motion in the -direction given by . There is no slipping between the cylinder and the platform. The maximum torque acting on the cylinder during its motion is

a)

b)

c)

d)

The situation is not possible


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A solid cylinder of mass and radius is resting on a horizontal platform (which is parallel to the -  plane) with its axis fixed along -axis and free to rotate about its axis. The platform is given a motion in the -direction given by . There is no slipping between the cylinder and the platform. The maximum torque acting on the cylinder during its motion is

a)

b)

c)

d)

The situation is not possible

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Answer Key : (b) -

(b)

The cylinder is having a fixed axis, so it can perform rotational motion only

For no slipping,

 acceleration of the platform

For the maximum torque,  would be maximum and

So the maximum torque,



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