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Moment of inertia tensor

Moment of inertia tensor

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Moment of inertia tensor have 9 components in space. What does it signify.. What are the directions of those 9 unit vectors?

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Re: Moment of inertia tensor

by TRAJECTORY EDUCATION -

they are not components,they are just nine entries of moment of inertia operators.The operator has a significance. It act on angular velocity and map it to angular momentum