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Velocity and angular acceleration

  1. Nov 18, 2006 #1
    Is this true?

    [tex]\vec \omega \times r = \vec v[/tex]
     
  2. jcsd
  3. Nov 18, 2006 #2
    That's actually meaningless.

    This is true:[tex]\vec {\omega} \times \vec{r} = \vec {v}[/tex]

    (with respect to fixed origin)


    Assuming omega is the angular velocity, r position vector, and v, the tangential velocity.
     
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