Center of gyration

Related to Center of gyration: Radius of gyration
(Mech.) that point in a rotating body at which the whole mass might be concentrated (theoretically) without altering the resistance of the intertia of the body to angular acceleration or retardation.
(Mech.) See under Center.

See also: Center, Gyration

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The guiding center approximation used in the custom software is based on the fact that the particle's center of gyration moves approximately along the magnetic field line.
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