Change in Angular Momentum

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Change in angular momentum, abbreviated as \(\Delta L\), is the porportion of the average net torque and the time interval the torque is applied to.


Change in Angular Momentum formula

\(\large{ \Delta L =  \tau_n \; \Delta t }\) 
Symbol English Metric
\(\large{ \Delta L }\) = change in angular momentum  \(\large{\frac{lbm-ft^2}{sec}}\)    \(\large{\frac{kg-m^2}{s}}\) 
\(\large{ \tau_n }\)  (Greek symbol tau) = net torque \(\large{ lbf-ft }\) \(\large{ N-m}\)
\(\large{ \Delta t }\) = time differential \(\large{ sec }\) \(\large{ s }\)


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