Term

Definition
Product of rotational inertia and rotational velocity 


Term
law of conservation of angular momentum 

Definition
An object or system of objects will maintain a constant angular momentum unless acted upon by an unbalanced external torque 


Term

Definition
Product of the mass and the velocity of an object. Also called momentum. (This definition applies at speeds much less than the speed of light.) 


Term

Definition
The resistance of an object to changes in its state of rotation, determined by the distribution of the mass of the object and the location of the axis of rotation or revolution 


Term

Definition
Rotational speed together with a direction for the axis of rotation or revolution 

