Im working on a problem involving a 70 lb empty drum. The diameter and length are given. Im trying to find if it will float stably if placed upright in water.(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

I did a similar problem to this involving a solid cylinder with no problem. But im trying to figure what special considerations or differences I need to take into account to get the correct answer.

Im calculating the metacenter and the center of gravity as I did in the last problem but Im not coming up with the correct answer for this problem involving the hollow cylinder.

Just trying to see what parameter I need to take into account.

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# Homework Help: Fluid mechanics involving stability

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