- #1

avito009

- 184

- 4

What is the purpose of pi/30 in the equation. Why can we not just use rpm as unit of measure of angular velocity?

You are using an out of date browser. It may not display this or other websites correctly.

You should upgrade or use an alternative browser.

You should upgrade or use an alternative browser.

- I
- Thread starter avito009
- Start date

- #1

avito009

- 184

- 4

What is the purpose of pi/30 in the equation. Why can we not just use rpm as unit of measure of angular velocity?

- #2

Replusz

- 142

- 14

- #3

mfb

Mentor

- 36,169

- 13,161

In principle you can, but if you want to use it in formulas together with radians and seconds (e. g. to calculate the kinetic energy of a rotation object) you need a unit conversion.Why can we not just use rpm as unit of measure of angular velocity?

That would be a better way to write your equation:

Revolutions(RPM) * Pi/30 = Angular velocity (rad/s)

Share:

- Last Post

- Replies
- 1

- Views
- 355

- Replies
- 6

- Views
- 510

- Replies
- 8

- Views
- 2K

- Replies
- 57

- Views
- 4K

- Replies
- 56

- Views
- 3K

- Last Post

- Replies
- 7

- Views
- 2K

- Last Post

- Replies
- 2

- Views
- 1K

- Last Post

- Replies
- 6

- Views
- 10K

- Replies
- 13

- Views
- 14K

- Last Post

- Replies
- 2

- Views
- 4K