axis of rotation


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axis of rotation

[′ak·səs əv rō′tā·shən]
(mechanics)
A straight line passing through the points of a rotating rigid body that remain stationary, while the other points of the body move in circles about the axis.

axis of rotation

axis of rotation
axis of rotation
i. The line through the rotor head of a helicopter at right angles to the plane of rotation. The blade rotates around this axis.
ii. The centerline about which the propeller rotates.
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In the NORMIN method of laser alignment developed by Hamar Laser, a laser that has been aligned with the gearbox axis of rotation is projected onto a two-axis self-centering target that is placed inside the extruder barrel.
5 mm from the axis of rotation showed a required spin time of 1190 s to remove 99% of the trapped bubbles.
It allows the test object to be easily repositioned so that the CM can be made collinear with the axis of rotation, thus eliminating a parallel-axis term in the computational analysis and making the machine easier to use in practice.
Figure 2 shows the design of a centrifugal machine with the vertical axis of rotation which can be used in the centrifugal electroslag casting system.
Since any plane containing the axis of rotation intersects the paraboloid in a parabola of the same size as the original one, the paraboloid has a single focus F.
If the axis of rotation of the oval is its major axis and if the axis of rotation of the lenticular is its minor axis, they would revolve like the sphere, without needing an empty space (makan khal).
1, the axis of rotation of the indexing table is ideally parallel to the y-axis of the autocollimator or PSI.
The IVT uses a swash plate design that imparts reciprocating motion via the inclination of a faceplate on a shaft relative to the axis of rotation.
This is true in the case when a word rotates as a unit, in which there is only one axis of rotation, but not true in the other type of rotation in which the word's letters rotate individually.
Maximum stimulus is provided by a horizontal oscillation of the chair as the patient's head is tilted forward to bring the plane of the horizontal semicircular canal to a right angle to the axis of rotation.
He draws his weight closer to his axis of rotation (center point at which Hawk rotates), and hikes up his speed.
If you fail to keep the left side locked, you will get pulled out of your axis of rotation when the hammer reaches its highest point.