# Calculating Angular Displacement

• MrRandom66
In summary, angular displacement is a measure of the change in an object's orientation or rotation, usually measured in degrees or radians. It can be calculated by taking the difference between an object's initial and final angular positions and is commonly represented by the Greek letter "theta" (θ). Angular displacement differs from linear displacement, which measures the change in an object's position or distance traveled. The unit of measurement for angular displacement can be either degrees (°) or radians (rad). Angular displacement is related to angular velocity and angular acceleration by the equations θ = ωt and ω = αt, where θ is angular displacement, ω is angular velocity, α is angular acceleration, and t is time.

## Homework Statement

I'm trying to calculate the angular displacement. A pendulum with length L is released at θ=0.10rad at 0s.

Really not sure how to calculate the angular displacement from this. In a previous question we calculated the values of omega, and phi.

## Homework Equations

I thought it could be L x Delta θ, but I'm not sure it's correct

0.30 x 0.20 rad

...Anyone?

## What is angular displacement?

Angular displacement is a measure of the change in an object's orientation or rotation, usually measured in degrees or radians.

## How do you calculate angular displacement?

Angular displacement can be calculated by taking the difference between an object's initial and final angular positions. It is commonly represented by the Greek letter "theta" (θ) and is measured in either degrees or radians.

## What is the difference between angular displacement and linear displacement?

Angular displacement measures the change in an object's orientation or rotation, while linear displacement measures the change in an object's position or distance traveled.

## What is the unit of measurement for angular displacement?

The unit of measurement for angular displacement can be either degrees (°) or radians (rad), depending on the system being used.

## How is angular displacement related to angular velocity and angular acceleration?

Angular displacement, angular velocity, and angular acceleration are all related by the equations θ = ωt and ω = αt, where θ is angular displacement, ω is angular velocity, α is angular acceleration, and t is time.

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