rotational inertia


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rotational inertia

[rō′tā·shən·əl i′nər·shə]
(mechanics)
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p] is the effective powertrain rotational inertia from the view point of driving wheels, [[omega].
For transmission upshifts, the quantity of the torque reduction was calculated from the engine rotational inertia and rate
The DGT 300 offers the following features: web elasticity, bobbin rotational inertia, continuous or stop and go running process, and range of diameter variation.
Such a failure to rotate is characteristic of a superfluid and is known as nonclassical rotational inertia, or NCRI.
Yo-yos sleep longer when their weight is concentrated at the outer edges, thereby increasing the rotational inertia.
For a start, the drive motor and lead screw itself imposes substantial rotational inertia, which limits acceleration and responsiveness for short distance moves.
The tumbling is caused by the three dimensional torque from Saturn's differential gravitational force exerted on hyperion's shape which is so irregular that it has three different moments of rotational inertia.
Similarly, the force required to turn a wheelchair depends on rotational inertia and frictional forces.
Because of the added rotational inertia, the longer pole better helps maintain balance because it resists movement better.