radian per second
SI coherent derived unit whose name and symbol includes an SI coherent derived unit with a special name and symbol
Name | Symbol | Quantity | Expressed in terms of SI base units | |
radian per second | rad/s | angular velocity | s^{ā1} | |
DefinitionThe radian per second, symbol rad/s, is the SI coherent derived unit of angular velocity. |
A wheel of radius one metre, rolling along a surface with an angular velocity of one radian per second, travels at a speed of one metre per second.