Screw Theory in Lorentzian Space

  • Sıddıka Özkaldı KarakuşEmail author


In this paper we present various results about the six dimensional vectors obtained from the tangent operators of spatial motion, called as screws, in Lorentzian space. Each screw has an axis defined by six Plücker coordinates in Lorentzian space. The manipulation of screw coordinate transformations has been simplified by using Lorentz matrix multiplication and dual number algebra. Also, we showed that screw displacement is representation as the exponential of a dual angular velocity matrix by using the dual orthogonal matrices in Lorentzian space.


Kinematic Lorentzian space L-matrix multiplication Screw Tangent operator 

Mathematics Subject Classification

Primary 70B10 Secondary 53A17 51B20 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Mathematics, Faculty of Science and ArtBilecik Seyh Edebali UniversityBilecikTurkey

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