Equations of Motion of a Rigid Spherical Body

  • Jan Awrejcewicz
  • Zbigniew Koruba
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Part of the Advances in Mechanics and Mathematics book series (AMMA, volume 30)

Abstract

In this chapter, we introduce basic equations of dynamics of a rigid body during motion about a fixed pivot point. On the basis of these equations, later in this work, we will describe gyroscopic phenomena.

Keywords

Torque Prolate 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jan Awrejcewicz
    • 1
  • Zbigniew Koruba
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Automation and BiomechanicsŁódź University of TechnologyŁódźPoland
  2. 2.Department of Computer-based Technologies and Armament EngineeringKielce University of TechnologyKielcePoland

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