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L 26-3 D Rigid Body Dynamics : The Inertia Tensor

@inproceedings{JPeraireL2D,
  title={L 26-3 D Rigid Body Dynamics : The Inertia Tensor},
  author={S. Widnall J. Peraire}
}
In this lecture, we will derive an expression for the angular momentum of a 3D rigid body. We shall see that this introduces the concept of the Inertia Tensor. We start from the expression of the angular momentum of a system of particles about the center of mass, 

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