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Author: zapboy
Time: 04/09/01 15:27 PST
This is a reply to message no. 6048 by james007
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Rotation as a vector
Rotation, commonly referred to as angular velocity, is a FREE vector because it can be positioned anywhere as long as it is perpendicular to the plane of motion.  It is sort of confusing because one point may not rotate the same as another point on a rigid body.  However, the relative velocity and position of any point with respect to another on a rigid body will always have the SAME angular velocity.  
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