1. Sep 28, 2006

### brncsfns5621

If I was given 477 rev/min and I need to convert to radians, I would use:

Question is do I need to divide by 60 to get radians/second instead of minutes?

2. Sep 28, 2006

### Andrew Mason

rev/minute does not convert to radians. It converts to units of angle/time. So it converts to radians/minute (which you correctly show as $2\pi *477 = 2997 rad/min$ or 3000 rad/min. using 3 significant figures) or radians/sec. It is then a simple matter to convert your answer in radians/min to radians/sec.

AM