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Angular Displacement
A body moves around the orange circle of radius
through an angle
measured in radians. The distance it travels along the arc is
. This is shown as a blue arc and an equal blue line segment. The light-blue disk has a radius of unity for comparison.
Contributed by:
Enrique Zeleny
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"
Angular Displacement
" from
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http://demonstrations.wolfram.com/AngularDisplacement/
Contributed by:
Enrique Zeleny
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