Moment of Inertia (for water)

The moment of Inertia is needed for various Fluid Statics problems. It is used to determine the centroid of a force acting on a submerged surface.

Moment of Inertia for different shapes
Figure 1: Moment of Inertia & Centroid for various shapes (Full Size)

Note: Use of the above table for Icg simplifies the calculation of yp because the A terms will cancel.


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