PROBLEM 9.119 A thin plate of mass mhas the trapezoidal shape shown. Determine the mass moment of inertia of the plate with respect to (a) the xaxis, (b) the yaxis. SOLUTION First note massmVtAρ===()()()1222taaaa=+23ta=Also massareaItI=area23mIa=(a) Now ()(), area1, area2, areaxxxIII()()3311312aa456a=Then 4, mass2563xmIaa=×2, mass5
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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.