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## Main Question or Discussion Point

Hi all,

I am after some help to find out how to do the following:

I have a triangular object (weighing around 40,000kg) which I can measure and weigh. I have 4 load indicators I can position anywhere beneath the object, these will give me a very accurate reading of the weight of the object at point were the load indicator is positioned.

What I need to be able to do is calculate the center of gravity using only the info below:

1) The individual weights of each load indicator

2) The distance of each load indicator from a specified point, either a side, corner, center etc.

3) Size of the object

The weight of the object is not uniformly distributed so I cannot simply calculate the center of mass.

If it is not possible with the 3 bits of information I have, can you advise what information I would need to do it?

Can anybody help?

Thanks,

I am after some help to find out how to do the following:

I have a triangular object (weighing around 40,000kg) which I can measure and weigh. I have 4 load indicators I can position anywhere beneath the object, these will give me a very accurate reading of the weight of the object at point were the load indicator is positioned.

What I need to be able to do is calculate the center of gravity using only the info below:

1) The individual weights of each load indicator

2) The distance of each load indicator from a specified point, either a side, corner, center etc.

3) Size of the object

The weight of the object is not uniformly distributed so I cannot simply calculate the center of mass.

If it is not possible with the 3 bits of information I have, can you advise what information I would need to do it?

Can anybody help?

Thanks,