PROBLEM 9.115 The elliptical ring shown was cut from a thin, uniform plate. Denoting the mass of the ring by m, determine its moment of inertia with respect to (a) the centroidal axis ,BB′(b) the centroidal axis CC′that is perpendicular to the plane of the ring. SOLUTION First note massmVtAρ===( )( )22tababρπ=×−3tabπρ=Also massareaItI=area3mIabπ=(a) Using Figure 9.12,
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This note was uploaded on 07/11/2011 for the course EGM 2511 taught by Professor Jenkins during the Spring '08 term at University of Florida.