Spinning Bodies: A Tutorial

  • Tadashi Tokieda
Part of the Lecture Notes in Physics book series (LNP, volume 682)


The article sets up some of the mathematics underpinning this LNP and is addressed to those who have learnt rigid-body dynamics officially but still feel suspicious toward it. I try to relieve the monotony by discussing unusual examples, and by delving deeper into the usual material than many books.


Angular Momentum Angular Velocity Rigid Body Elliptic Function Inertia Matrix 
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  • Tadashi Tokieda
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  1. 1.Trinity HallCambridgeUK

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