angular velocity


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angular velocity

Symbol: ω. The rate at which a body or particle moves about a fixed axis, i.e. the rate of change of angular displacement. It is expressed in radians per second. Angular acceleration is the rate of change of angular velocity.

Angular Velocity

(religion, spiritualism, and occult)

The core meaning of angular velocity is the angular distance, expressed in degrees and minutes of an arc, that a planet travels in the course of a day. By extension, angular velocity can also be the angular distance a heavenly body moves during any given unit of time.

angular velocity

[′aŋ·gyə·lər və′läs·əd·ē]
(mechanics)
The time rate of change of angular displacement.
(physics)
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The risk of inversion ankle sprains during Backhand groundstrokes was largely influenced by two factors: the position of the front stepping foot relative to the ground surface and the timing of maximum angular velocity of the pelvis.
The position vector r points from the origin of the coordinate system to a chosen point along the yarn, [rho] is the linear density of the yam mass, [omega] is the angular velocity vector of the spinning coordinate system in which the yarn is being described and which points along the z-axis, D is the operator of the total time derivative which follows the motion of the point inside the spinning coordinate system, D = [partial derivative]/[partial derivative]t|.
The I/E strength ratio at 30[degrees]/sec angular velocity was significantly lower in the patient group (p < 0.
In conical packages the relation between the angular velocity of the yam during unwinding [omega], the unwinding speed V and the package radius c at the lift-off point, where the yarn lifts off from the package surface, is (Pracek, 2002):
The known reductive motion between two dipoles is the mutual attraction of dipoles with the same orientation of angular velocity or rejection of dipoles with opposite angular orientation.
Also, the angular velocity and angular and translational chassis acceleration are determined to analyze the machine's dynamic equilibrium.
The result is a 47 percent reduction in the angular velocity of the rotor at a given flow rate.
The Goldstar 16Xmax CD-ROM drives feature a Constant Angular Velocity (CAV) and Constant Linear Velocity (CLV) rotation method, which provides lower power consumption and less vibration, improving performance, according to the company.
Conventional image stabilizers of the type found in Canon IS lenses incorporate an angular velocity sensor (vibration gyro) to compensate for angular camera shake.