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# PHYS171_f11_lecture_34 - PHYS171 Photo was taken in W y o m...

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Unformatted text preview: PHYS171 Photo was taken in W y o m i n g S o u t h C a r o l i n a N e w Y o r k O h i o N e v a d a N e w J e r s e y A r i z o n a 10% 19% 57% 5% 10% 0% 0% 1. Wyoming 2. South Carolina 3. New York 4. Ohio 5. Nevada 6. New Jersey 7. Arizona Chapter 9 Center of Mass We speak of particles as points. How do we take objects of finite size into account? We can assume an extended object is equivalent to a point particle located at the center of mass. For a set of point particles, the center of mass is defined by M x m x i i = cm M y m y i i = cm M z m z i i = cm = i m M Chapter 9 Center of Mass We speak of particles as points. How do we take objects of finite size into account? m 1 m 2 ( ) 2 2 1 1 2 1 2 2 1 1 1 x m x m M m m x m x m x cm + = + + = m 1 m 2 2 1 m m = Chapter 9 Center of Mass We speak of particles as points. How do we take objects of finite size into account? m 1 m 2 ( ) 2 2 1 1 2 1 2 2 1 1 1 x m x m M m m x m x m x cm + = + + = m 1 m 2 2 1 m m &amp;gt; Chapter 9 Center of Mass...
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## This note was uploaded on 12/29/2011 for the course PHYSICS 171 taught by Professor La porta during the Fall '11 term at Maryland.

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