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Units of Angular Speed

 

Description

Examples

Description

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Angular speed has the dimension plane angle per time. The SI composite unit of angular speed is the radian per second.

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Maple knows the units of angular speed listed in the following table.

Name

Symbols

Context

Alternate Spellings

Prefixes

 

 

 

 

 

revolution_per_minute

rpm

angle *

revolutions_per_minute

 

  

An asterisk ( * ) indicates the default context, an at sign (@) indicates an abbreviation, and under the prefixes column, SI indicates that the unit takes all SI prefixes, IEC indicates that the unit takes IEC prefixes, and SI+ and SI- indicate that the unit takes only positive and negative SI prefixes, respectively.  Refer to a unit in the Units package by indexing the name or symbol with the context, for example, mach[standard] or mph[standard]; or, if the context is indicated as the default, by using only the unit name or symbol, for example, mach or mph.

  

 

  

The unit of angular speed is defined as follows.

  

A revolution per minute is defined as 2π radians per minute.

Examples

convert'rpm','dimensions','base'=true

lengthlengthradiustime

(1)

convert2600.0,'units','rpm','rad''s'

272.2713634

(2)

See Also

convert/dimensions

convert/units

Units

Units/Index

Units/plane_angle

Units/time

 


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