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angular displacement

[′an·gyə·lər dis′plās·mənt]
(physics)
A vector measure of the rotation of an object about an axis; the vector points along the axis according to the right-hand rule; the length of the vector is the rotation angle, in degrees or radians.
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Downward movement caused the STM to transition from the original state with an angular displacement of 30deg to the deformed state with an angular displacement of 70deg, thus simulating 40deg of spinal correction.
Outcome measure results from only one mechanical test, coronal-plane angular displacement of the multiaxial test, produced a discrepancy in L-code assignment between administrators for a single-axis foot.
Breakdown analysis of various phases of the scrum drills showed significantly larger angular displacement at the hip joint throughout the scrum activity (t (20) = -2.
It is easy to see that almost all the other observations in which Galileo doesn't Bernieri: Learning from Galileo's errors resolve the satellites from Jupiter, are related to smaller angular displacements, except in the case of observation 48 which is near the lower limit, and possibly, 22 (Jupiter--Ganymede) and 30 (Jupiter--Io).
In these theoretical models, the membranous semicircular canal acts as a hollow torus in which the angular displacement of the endolymph is related to the angular acceleration of the head.
The torsional spring constant relating the lateral force and the angular displacement about the X axis is [[2.
After cutting and measuring, the data are analyzed for linear drift along the length of the machine axes and for angular displacement.
A torque load is applied to the indenter and is recorded as a function of angular displacement and compression.
The device will give readings on position in degrees for angular displacement and in hundredths of an inch for linear displacement.
The DSP then sets to work adjusting coil currents to maintain a 90-degree angular displacement of the magnetic fields of the rotor and stator, thus creating the maximum theoretical motor torque at all times.
The machine measures dimension characteristics including diameters, lengths, reference rotational position, angular displacement, tapers, grooves, radii, and chamfers.
Since he knew the difference in latitude between these two places, he was able to measure the angular displacement of the Moon as seen from the two locations.

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