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product of inertia

Overview page. Subjects: Mathematics.

A quantity similar to a moment of inertia, but relating to a rigid body and a pair of given perpendicular axes. The products of inertia occur in the inertia matrix which arises in...

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product of inertia

Christopher Clapham and James Nicholson.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Mathematics

January 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Pure Mathematics. 256 words.

A quantity similar to a *moment of inertia, but relating to a rigid body and a pair of given perpendicular axes. The products of inertia occur in the inertia matrix which arises in...

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product of inertia

Tony Atkins and Marcel Escudier.

in A Dictionary of Mechanical Engineering

January 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mechanical Engineering. 79 words.

With respect to Cartesian-coordinate axes x, y, and z, the three products of inertia for a rigid body of mass ...

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product of inertia

Overview page. Subjects: Mathematics.

A quantity similar to a moment of inertia, but relating to a rigid body and a pair of given perpendicular axes. The products of inertia occur in the inertia matrix which arises in...

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product of inertia

Christopher Gorse, David Johnston and Martin Pritchard.

in A Dictionary of Construction, Surveying and Civil Engineering

January 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Engineering and Technology. 50 words.

A cross-sectional area property about a pair of perpendicular axes. It is the sum of the products of mass (or

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product of inertia

Christopher Clapham and James Nicholson.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Mathematics

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Pure Mathematics. 292 words.

A quantity similar to a *moment of inertia, but relating to a rigid body and a pair of

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principal axes of inertia

Tony Atkins and Marcel Escudier.

in A Dictionary of Mechanical Engineering

January 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mechanical Engineering. 20 words.

The x–y–z axes for which the products of inertia vanish. See also principal moments of inertia.

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angular momentum

in A Dictionary of Physics

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Physics. 27 words.

Symbol L. The product of the angular velocity of a body and its *moment of inertia about the

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angular momentum

Edited by Jonathan Law and Richard Rennie.

in A Dictionary of Physics

January 2015; p ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Physics. 25 words.

Symbol L. The product of the angular velocity of a body and its *moment of inertia about the

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angular momentum

Michael Kent.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Sports Science & Medicine

January 2006; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine. 119 words.

A measure of the angular motion that a particular body possesses. It is the product of the moment of inertia...

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angular momentum

Overview page. Subjects: Science and Mathematics.

Symbol L. The product of the angular velocity of a body and its moment of inertia about the axis of rotation, i.e. L = Iω.

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angular momentum

Edited by Richard Rennie and Jonathan Law.

in A Dictionary of Physics

March 2019; p ublished online March 2019 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Physics. 29 words.

Symbol L. The product of the angular velocity of a body and its *moment of inertia about the axis of rotation, i.e. ...

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repeat purchase

Overview page. Subjects: Marketing.

The process of buying the same products from the same supplier for convenience, and is usually for frequent, low cost purchases. See also buying; inertia selling.

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moment of inertia

Edited by Richard Rennie and Jonathan Law.

in A Dictionary of Physics

March 2019; p ublished online March 2019 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Physics. 91 words.

Symbol I. The moment of inertia of a massive body about an axis is the sum of all the products formed by multiplying the magnitude of each element of mass (...

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moment of inertia

Michael Kent.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Sports Science & Medicine

January 2006; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine. 70 words.

A physical property, measured in kg m2, defining a body's resistance to rotational forces. For the human body, the moment of inertia of each body segment is the product of the mass of the...

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law of universal attraction

Carl Schaschke.

in A Dictionary of Chemical Engineering

January 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Engineering and Technology. 81 words.

A law proposed by Sir Isaac *Newton (1642–1727) stating that any two bodies attract each other in proportion to the product of their masses and inversely to the square of their distances...

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moment of inertia

Edited by Ian Ridpath.

in A Dictionary of Astronomy

P ublished online February 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics; Astronomical Instrumentation, Methods, and Techniques; Galaxies. 142 words.

For a system of several bodies, the mass of each body multiplied by the square of its distance from the centre of the system, the products all being added together. For a single solid body,...

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Reunification of Crimea with Russia: A Russian Perspective

Vladislav Tolstykh.

in Chinese Journal of International Law

November 2014; p ublished online November 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Law. 3675 words.

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Stability analysis of block LDL T factorization for symmetric indefinite matrices

Haw-ren Fang.

in IMA Journal of Numerical Analysis

April 2011; p ublished online April 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Mathematics. 0 words.

We consider block LDL T factorization for symmetric indefinite matrices in the form LDL T, where L is unit lower triangular and D is block diagonal with each...

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Angular momentum perturbation, polar excitation and axial near-symmetry

Cheh Pan.

in Geophysical Journal International

April 1999; p ublished online April 1999 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geophysics. 0 words.

Summary

The mechanism of the excitation of the Earth’s rotation instability in the absence of external torques is explored in more detail. The conventional...

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Overcoming the inertia of organizational competence: Olivetti’s transition from mechanical to electronic technology

Erwin Danneels, Gianmario Verona and Bernardino Provera.

in Industrial and Corporate Change

June 2018; p ublished online December 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development. 15049 words.

Abstract

This historical case study of Olivetti, the Italian office products firm, argues that technological competence becomes socially embedded in a firm...

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