inertia tensor

inertia tensor

[i′nər·shə ‚ten·sər]
(mechanics)
A tensor associated with a rigid body whose product with the body's rotation vector yields the body's angular momentum.
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Device for measuring the inertia tensor of a rigid body.
outlined a handful of modern approaches to inertia parameter identification, including "modal methods," which derive the entire inertia tensor of an object by attempting to excite it at its rigid body modes [5].
In general, these attitude evolutions are expected to be irregular, strongly depending onthe inertia tensor of the object and influenced by the environment.