# The Journey of the Solitary Rod

A uniform rod of mass $$\displaystyle M$$ and length $$\displaystyle L$$ is released from the position as shown. A slight disturbance causes the rod to start its journey to the floor.

When the rod makes an angle $$\displaystyle \theta$$ with the horizontal, find the angular speed of the rod (in $$\displaystyle \frac{rad}{s}$$), to the nearest integer.

Details and Assumptions:
$$\bullet$$ The floor is smooth and frictionless.
$$\bullet$$ $$\displaystyle M = 10Kg$$
$$\bullet$$ $$\displaystyle L = 2m$$
$$\bullet$$ $$\displaystyle g = 9.8 m/s^2$$
$$\bullet$$ $$\displaystyle \theta = 30^o$$

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