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Community of Practice for Mechanics
in Engineering

Centroids

This Adaptive Tutorial is designed to improve the skill of finding the centre of gravity and moment of inertia of composite bodies using the first and second moment of area principles respectively. In this tutorial, the users have the option to drag the centroids of regular shapes to the correct location.

Category:
Statics
Topics Covered:
First Moment of Area
Academic in charge:
Dr. Roberto Ojeda / A/Prof. Robin Ford / A/Prof. G. Prusty