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Angular momentum

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Gyroscope
Not homework, just wondering.

Does angular momentum has a perceptible physical meaning?
 

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D H
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Did you ask this to get clarification on the meaning of your user name?
 
Gyroscope
No, sir D_H. :)
 
radou
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Not homework, just wondering.

Does angular momentum has a perceptible physical meaning?
What do you mean by perceptible?

You can make a simple experiment of Newton's 2nd law for rotational motion if you sit on a chair which can rotate, let someone spin you, and do this a) with your hands on your knees; b) with your hands spread.
 

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