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From: Anatoli Tubman (anatoli_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-01-13 14:40:45

On Tuesday 13 January 2004 19:45, Phil Richards wrote:

> What is the result of
> torque(1.0) / work(1.0)
> ? I assume it has dimensionality "torque^1,work^-1". Or does it have no
> dimensionality?

In the ideal world where angles are distinguished from mere numbers, it would
be "angle^-1", as work = torque * angle. Or more precisely
W = \integral (\tau * d \theta). And units of torque would be say joules per

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