4Centroids and Moments of Inertia

4.1 Centre of the Mass and Centroid

Consider the set of images particles images shown in Figure 4.1. For each particle images one can define its position by the vector images with respect to a chosen point images.

The position vector images (Figure 4.1) of the mass centre of the set of the particles images, relative to the origin images of the reference frame images, is defined as


For the set of particles images, the ...

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