Explain the geometrical meaning of angular momentum and obtain an expression for it in cartesian coordinates .
Asked by Saravanan | 23rd Sep, 2014, 03:32: PM
Angular mometum of a body about a given axis is the product of linear momentum and the perpendicular distance of line of action of linear momentum vector from the axis of rotataion. This is the physical meaning of angular momentum.
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Answered by Jyothi Nair | 24th Sep, 2014, 11:24: AM
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