if i have a system that i'm describing using polar coordinates, do i need to have an additional term for rotational kinetic energy? it would seem like this is covered since my velocity is in terms of the r and theta basis vectors. (i.e. i will have a term that covers the rotational movement ala theta). i'm not really sure about this, though. thanks if anyone is able to help.(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

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# Homework Help: Kinetic energy in polar coordinates

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