Center of mass
02 Jan, 2012
Looking for the center
PRESENTATION: The center of mass of an irregular object can be found holding it from different points, provided that it can swing freely around this point in such a way that when equilibrium is reached its moment of weight with respect to the fulcrum is zero.
- Viewing Events in the Center of Mass System, Lawrence Ruby, Phys. Teach. 48, 112 (2010)
- Where Is the Center of Mass of Florida?, Thomas B. Greenslade, Phys. Teach. 45, 359 (2007)