gyrodynamics

gyrodynamics

[‚jī·rō·dī′nam·iks]
(mechanics)
The study of rotating bodies, especially those subject to precession.
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Show that, based on a dancer's mass and moments of inertia, the dancer's rate of rotation in a pirouette is not sufficiently rapid for precession and other gyrodynamics to be a factor in the analysis.