Question by : How to do describe a general body translation and rotation?
How do you describe a rotation and translation of a rigid body in 3 dimensional space?Say the “center” of the body has location (xo,yo,zo) with respect to the origin. Also state vector (x1,y1,z1) extends from the center of the body and is repaired with respect to the body.
Answer by sparrowhawk
The simplest way is to give the velocity of the center of rotation, and the angled velocity around 3 axises of rotation (x,y,z for example with the center of rotation as the origin)
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