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Particles and Cylindrical Polar Coordinates

  • Oliver M. O’Reilly

Abstract

Here, we discuss the cylindrical polar coordinate system and how it is used in particle mechanics. This coordinate system and its associated basis vectors e r ,e θ,E z are vital to understand and practice.

Keywords

Position Vector Linear Momentum Acceleration Vector Particle Mechanic Whirling Motion 
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Copyright information

© Springer Science+Business Media New York 2001

Authors and Affiliations

  • Oliver M. O’Reilly
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Mechanical EngineeringUniversity of CaliforniaBerkeleyUSA

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