axis of rotation

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Noun1.axis of rotation - the center around which something rotatesaxis of rotation - the center around which something rotates
mechanism - device consisting of a piece of machinery; has moving parts that perform some function
pivot, pin - axis consisting of a short shaft that supports something that turns
rotor head, rotor shaft - the axis around which the major rotor of a helicopter turns
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* the efficiency of balancing is characterized by the ratio of deviations from the axis of rotation of the mass center of without and with fluid [[lambda].sub.0]:
The software still correctly located the mount's axis of rotation and provided an accurate final alignment with only a slight declination drift.
By using definite integrals, it is possible to find volumes when functions are rotated about an axis of rotation. For simplicity, any graph or diagram in the article is based on the function: f(x)= 2+sin(x).
With full rotation of the motor shaft and measurement of the position of the laser tracker, a circle with a center lying on the axis of rotation of the engine is formed.
According to the coordinate systems above, from O[x.sub.i][y.sub.i][z.sub.i] to O[x.sub.b][y.sub.b][z.sub.b], [psi], [??], and [gamma] denote the missile body yaw, pitch, and roll angles; the axis of rotation is O[y.sub.i]-axis, O[z'.sub.i]-axis (transition axis), and O[x'.sub.i]-axis (transition axis), respectively.
--average radius of geometrical axis deviation of the tool from axis of rotation;
In the NORMIN method of laser alignment developed by Hamar Laser, a laser that has been aligned with the gearbox axis of rotation is projected onto a two-axis self-centering target that is placed inside the extruder barrel.
The robot's center of mass is lower than the axis of rotation, stabilizing it and eliminating the need for sensors and control algorithms to keep it upright.
the orientation of the terrestrial world's axis of rotation within tens to hundreds of thousands of years - a blink of an eye in geologic terms.
The beginnings of all such systems overlap and are at the intersection of the axis of rotation of the outer housing with the axis of rotation of the inner housing of the head.
(vi) [p.sub.1] = [([p.sub.1x], 0,0).sup.T], [p.sub.2] = [([p.sub.2x], 0,0).sup.T]: end points of the axis of rotation