Kinematics of Rigid bodies

**Angular velocity**: The angular velocity ** w** of a vector

**Angular
acceleration**:
The angular acceleration ** a** is the rate of change of the angular velocity with respect to time.

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**The derivative of
a constant length vector (lemma):** If the length of vector
** R** is constant (|

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