what is the unit of inertia?

what is the unit of inertia?


1 Answers

Ashwin Muralidharan IIT Madras
290 Points
11 years ago

Hi Jiwesh,


If you are considering the momet of Inertia,


Then from the relation Τ=Iα, one can get the unit of Inertia,

the unit of T is Nm, and the unit of α is s-2, so the unit of I would be "Nms2".


Best Regards,

Ashwin (IIT Madras).

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