PROBLEM 9.124 Determine by direct integration the moment of inertia with respect to the xaxis of the tetrahedron shown assuming that it has a uniform density and a mass m. SOLUTIONHave 1ayxyaahh=+and 1byzybbFor the element shown 211122ydmxzdyabdyhρρ==+Then 20112hymdmabdyhρ−+∫∫031123hhyabh−=×+() ( )33116abh=−−16abh=Now, for the element
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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.