Essential University Physics: Volume 1 (3rd Edition)

Published by Pearson
ISBN 10: 0321993721
ISBN 13: 978-0-32199-372-4

Chapter 11 - For Thought and Discussion - Page 200: 14


It will decrease.

Work Step by Step

Recall, when you push a gyroscope and cause it to spin faster, you are changing the angular momentum of the gyroscope system. Thus, due to the direction of this change in momentum, the rate of precession will decrease.
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