Galilean transformation


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Galilean transformation

[‚gal·ə¦lē·ən ‚tranz·fər′mā·shən]
(mechanics)
A mathematical transformation used to relate the space and time variables of two uniformly moving (inertial) reference systems in nonrelativistic kinematics.
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Q = 1 + ai + bj is a Galilean transformation in [G.
Thus the dual quaternion operator Q is a Galilean transformation.
Q = 1 + ai + bj + dk is a Galilean transformation in [G.
In this part, Galilean transformation generalized to Galilean spaces [G.
Then, f is isometry, thus f is a Galilean transformation.
This implies the addition theorem for the velocity on a Galilean transformation.