The problem has a picture of a rod on a 3 dimensional coordinate system and gives the measurements.(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

The rod rotates around the line joining each of the two endpoints with a constant angular velocity of 12 rad/s.

The problem has you do things in steps, first finding the components in x, y, and z and then the unit vectors in x, y, and z - both simple to do. Next, it asks for theangular velocity vector of the rod??? It wants the answer in radians/seconds.

The closest equations I can find to helping are v= w X r or w= derivative of theta / dt

Thanks for any insight.

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# Homework Help: Angular Velocity Vector

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