Centre of mass

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Centre of mass

  • the centre of mass of something is the point that the mass is concentrated
  • centre of mass of a symmetrical shape is along the axis of symmetry
  • if suspended, a substance will come to rest with its centre of mass directly below the point of suspension
  • if the line of action of the weight lies outside the base of an object, there will be a resultant moment…

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