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Message No. 6048, Started by james007 on 02/08/01
We know that a displacement is a vector.
Is a rotation also a vector?

james007
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Hey James, Despite having direction and magnitude, angular displacement is...
No. 21680, Posted by gulfcoastfella on 12/14/11, 06:35 PST.
diazy is right! electromagnetic flowmeter is not applicable for the flow me...
No. 21661, Posted by scott_white85 on 11/23/11, 22:59 PST.
taurusthetenacious: Might be the odd ethical problem cutting someone up to ...
No. 13878, Posted by davek on 05/10/04, 00:51 PST.
why not use a rvdt sensor? http://www.efunda.com/designstandards/sensors/l...
No. 13872, Posted by taurusthetenacious on 05/08/04, 20:18 PST.
The situation is that I have x-rays of implanted hemispherical surgical pro...
No. 13846, Posted by davek on 05/06/04, 09:03 PST.
What exactly do you mean when you say you have the angular position of an o...
No. 13843, Posted by acroduster1 on 05/06/04, 04:24 PST.
Although the reference frame has turned an angle, theta = (alpha, beta, gam...
No. 13838, Posted by zapboy on 05/05/04, 16:14 PST.
This very interesting thread seems to come to the clear conclusion that ang...
No. 13837, Posted by davek on 05/05/04, 14:40 PST.
Ozogg - I actually wrote a correction to my former post, but it did not get...
No. 12826, Posted by acroduster1 on 12/14/03, 23:13 PST.
OK, I'll grant that it is intuitively attractive to perceive an angular dis...
No. 12818, Posted by ozogg on 12/14/03, 18:52 PST.
While I'm not an expert on mathematics, anyone can have an opinion. I don'...
No. 12814, Posted by b1ueshift on 12/14/03, 03:19 PST.
In reply to b1ueshift, msg:12809. You assert (without any discussion, le...
No. 12813, Posted by ozogg on 12/13/03, 05:34 PST.
In reply to acroduster, msg:12768, Your summary of me is imprecise, nay...
No. 12812, Posted by ozogg on 12/13/03, 05:23 PST.
ozogg, You say that linear displacement is a vector because it has dire...
No. 12809, Posted by b1ueshift on 12/12/03, 16:52 PST.
The problem with James' question is that it is imprecise ! Yes, linear ...
No. 12803, Posted by ozogg on 12/12/03, 00:48 PST.
Definition of terms is definitely important - which makes your statement co...
No. 12782, Posted by acroduster1 on 12/11/03, 04:51 PST.
Defining the terms is good. It's impossible to have a rational discussion ...
No. 12778, Posted by b1ueshift on 12/10/03, 21:06 PST.
It's an oldie, but goodie... To summarize the precisely worded ozogg: ...
No. 12768, Posted by acroduster1 on 12/10/03, 04:27 PST.
ah, i had no idea, i went to the part that shows all messages posted by you...
No. 12765, Posted by booster on 12/10/03, 01:49 PST.
Booster gets the "Young Frankenstein" award for bringing back to life a thr...
No. 12761, Posted by rolschwarz on 12/09/03, 19:39 PST.
wouldnt it be only a combination of 2 or more other vectors, but not a sing...
No. 12760, Posted by booster on 12/09/03, 15:49 PST.
The fight continues: I just want the readers to realize that Zapboy at lea...
No. 7680, Posted by zapboy on 08/04/01, 11:50 PST.
Now this message 6761 from Zapboy displays even worse understanding (than o...
No. 6763, Posted by ozogg on 04/13/01, 06:51 PST.
Actually, the question states that displacement is a vector. Doesn't he me...
No. 6761, Posted by zapboy on 04/12/01, 18:07 PST.
No, no, please, Zapboy, don't cavil with words. From "Advanced Enginerin...
No. 6760, Posted by ozogg on 04/12/01, 16:30 PST.
From Physics volume 2, by Serway and Beichner, "rotating VECTORS called PHA...
No. 6759, Posted by zapboy on 04/12/01, 11:46 PST.
Zapboy says, in message 6731: "Rotation, commonly referred to as angular...
No. 6743, Posted by ozogg on 04/11/01, 05:24 PST.
Rotation, commonly referred to as angular velocity, is a FREE vector becaus...
No. 6731, Posted by zapboy on 04/09/01, 15:27 PST.
29 March, 2001: In response to the thread about "rotation as a vector," ...
No. 6605, Posted by ozogg on 03/28/01, 22:32 PST.
Hi James007, Yes, rotation cab be considered as a vector. Angular momentum...
No. 6598, Posted by shahriar on 03/28/01, 12:35 PST.
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