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Unformatted text preview: and the ankles (right and left). We found the center of mass of each of these four segments in the y-direction with respect to the ground. We then calculated the mass of each of the four segments. Finally we calculated the whole body center of mass in the y-direction by summing the product of the mass and COM of each segment, and then dividing this value by the sum of the masses of all four segments. After completing the calculations, we found that the whole body center of mass for the individual in the y-direction is located 0.79171 meters above the ground....
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This note was uploaded on 02/16/2012 for the course ME 354 taught by Professor Donald during the Spring '12 term at University of Texas at Austin.
- Spring '12