energy of rotation

energy of rotation

[′en·ər·jē əv rō′tā·shən]
(physics)
Kinetic energy of a mass with moment of inertia I rotating with angular velocity ω about the axis, expressed as E = ½ I ω2.
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The first pass through the runner allows the largest part of this energy (around 70%) to be converted into useful kinetic energy of rotation, while the remaining (30%) harnessed energy is converted when the water exits the runner into the draft tube.