# angular velocity

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angular velocity
The angle θ represents the angular displacement as body b orbits. Angular velocity is the rate of change of θ with respect to time.

## angular velocity

n.
The rate of change of angular displacement with respect to time.

## angular velocity

n
(General Physics) the velocity of a body rotating about a specified axis measured as the rate of change of the angle subtended at that axis by the path of the body. Symbol: ω

## an′gular veloc′ity

n.
the rate at which a body rotates about an axis, usu. expressed in radians per second.
[1810–20]

## angular velocity

The rate at which an object moving in a circular path changes its position, measured in revolutions per minute.
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 Noun 1 angular velocity - (physics) the rate of change of the angular position of a rotating body; usually expressed in radians per second or radians per minutenatural philosophy, physics - the science of matter and energy and their interactions; "his favorite subject was physics"speed, velocity - distance travelled per unit time
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The torque motor provides maximum angular velocity of 540[degrees]/sec (90 RPM).
The Attitude Determination and Control Mission of 'Ravaana 1' involves the team trying to reduce the angular velocity of the satellite using magnetic torquers.
The variations of the dimensionless normal reaction (obtained by dividing to the weight of the rotor) and of the dimensionless angular velocity of the direction of normal reaction (obtained by dividing to the initial angular velocity [[omega].sub.0]) are presented in Fig.
This special version of the Superscan IV-15 offers ultra-high speed and is designed to meet high-performance requirements that apply to manufacturing wafers, where the highest possible angular velocity is essential.
Changing the range or direction of movement, the angular velocity of a particular joint and, especially, racket velocity enables the player to change or adjust the parameters of the stroke, for example the angle, velocity and force of the stroke.
The IMU data, combined with the given initial conditions and the real-time position of the reference point, enable the present state space model (Equations 1 and 2) to determine position, directional angle, and linear and angular velocity of the towing vehicle at any time.
Before testing, the patient was instructed about the each test and, with each angular velocity, four submaximal contractions were performed by the patient to become familiar with the tests.
The input parameters for kinematic research of the mechanism are the angular velocity of the crank 1 (r[[omega].sub.1] = const, [c.sup.-1]) and the length scale (Kl, m/mm) of the kinematic scheme of the mechanism.
From the relations [kappa] = [omega]/v and [a.sub.nor] = v = [kv.sup.2], the curvature of each point along a given path constrains both the angular velocity and lateral acceleration of the unicycle.
The angular velocity of the missile around the inertial coordinate system x-, y-, and z-axis is defined as the yaw angular velocity [[omega].sub.x], pitch angular velocity [[omega].sub.y], and roll angular velocity [[omega].sub.z].
Recall also that the angular velocity of a rotating rigid body is defined in the body and inertial frames, respectively, as

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