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A unit of measurement of angles equal to about 57.3°, equivalent to the angle subtended at the centre of a circle by an arc equal in length to the radius.
‘Given that the field oscillates at 60Hz, this gives me a phase angle of 0.4PI radians between samples.’
‘Notice that the formula involves the use of the exponential function, and that the angles must be in radians.’
‘The inverse of the radius of the circle equals the curvature in radians / m.’
‘The maximum deviation of the cantilever from horizontal was 0.06 radians, and so no mathematical or mechanical correction for rotation of the cantilever was implemented.’
‘The sliding displacement between doublets may be found by multiplying the shear angle, in radians, by the interdoublet distance.’