Euler Angles: Precession, Nutation, and Spin

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Here a gyroscope is used to illustrate the Euler angles in a 3-2-3 rotation. The outer ring is fixed in space. The angles are generally designated , , or , , .

Contributed by: Kevin Hernandez (March 2011)
Based on a program by: Sándor Kabai
Open content licensed under CC BY-NC-SA


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