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Illustration Orbital velocity and angular velocity of a circular disk

<span>Orbital velocity and angular velocity of a circular disk</span>
Orbital velocity and angular velocity of a circular disk
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Here you see a circular disk rotating with a certain angular velocity \( \omega \). The orbital velocity \( v_1 \) at the edge of the circular disk is greater than the orbital velocity \( v_2 \) closer to the rotation axis. The rotation axis is parallel to the angular velocity.