You are here

Rotation of Rigid Bodies

This learning object is a publication of the ILC, University of the Philippines Los Banos. The people behind this learning object are:

  • Marvin U. Herrera, main proponent
  • Nelio C. Altoveros, instructional designer
  • Nesse Grace T. Uriarte, content editor
  • Allan L. Alinea, graphics artist
  • Gene Naverra, language editor
  • Noel K. Torreta, language editor


On this learning object, you will learn how to describe the motion of rigid bodies or kinematics of rigid bodies.

At the end of this learning object, you should be able to:

  1. Define the following:
    1. angular position and angular displacement
    2. angular speed and angular velocity
    3. angular acceleration
  2. Identify the direction of angular velocity and angular acceleration