In a paper, eq 24 I am reading, the author mentions the equation of rigid body motion which is written as the sum of translational motion of the centre of mass, $x_G(t)$ and a rotational term about an ...
A rigid rod with mass m is initially held at an angle with respect to a frictionless plane by a string. Then the string is cut. What happens to the rod? My intuition suggests that the rod should slide ...