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Angular Momentum

Angular Momentum

This applet simulates the magnitude and direction of the angular momentum vector for a rotating system. Color–coded vectors are displayed that show the direction of the linear momentum and position vectors along with the radial and axial components of the angular momentum vector. The resultant vector is displayed as well. The user is able to adjust the angular speed, radius of the circle, and the height at which the particle rotates along the rotational axis.


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