Posted by **shelby** on Wednesday, March 19, 2008 at 10:32pm.

A uniform plate of height = 1.80 m is cut in the form of a parabolic section. The lower boundary of the plate is defined by: = 1.20 . The plate has a mass of 1.29 kg. Find the moment of inertia of the plate about the y-axis.

- physics -
**drwls**, Thursday, March 20, 2008 at 11:20am
You need to clarify this statement:

<The lower boundary of the plate is defined by: = 1.20 . >

and somehow establish the width X of the parabola at the open end.

The moment of inertia will be some fraction of M X^2 that can be established by calculus.

- physics -
**Anonymous**, Thursday, March 20, 2008 at 2:08pm
it is defined by y=1.20x^2.

## Answer This Question

## Related Questions

- Physics (Mechanics) - A uniform plate of height H= 0.69 m is cut in the form of ...
- Science - According to the theory of plate tectonics, how do two plates interact...
- Physics CENTER OF MASS - A thin rectangular plate of uniform areal density σ...
- PHYSICS CENTER OF MASS - A thin rectangular plate of uniform areal density σ...
- Physics - A thin rectangular plate of uniform area density σ1 = 1.01 kg/m2 ...
- physics - A thin rectangular plate of uniform area density σ1 = 1.00 kg/m2 ...
- Science - What type of plate boundary is located at the Juan de Fuca plate and ...
- Physics - Two parallel plates are 4.85 cm apart. The bottom plate is charged ...
- Physics - An electron is released from rest at the negative plate of a parallel ...
- Physics #48 - An electron is released from rest at the negative plate of a ...

More Related Questions