# Definition:Angular Momentum

## Definition

The angular momentum of a body about a point $P$ is its moment of inertia about $P$ multiplied by its angular velocity about $P$.

### Dimension

The dimension of measurement of angular momentum is $\mathsf {M L}^2 \mathsf T^{-1}$.

## Also known as

Angular momentum is also (rarely) known as moment of momentum or rotational momentum.

## Also see

• Results about angular momentum can be found here.