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Second Moment Of Area

  1. Feb 15, 2009 #1
    hey guys. im not sure if this has to go here. but could someone explain to me what exactly is the second moment of area. i mean what exactly is it what could it help you find and stuff?
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  3. Feb 16, 2009 #2
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  4. Feb 16, 2009 #3
    To directly answer your question, Wiki say's that it's an objects ability to resist torsion... if I've got that right.
  5. Feb 16, 2009 #4
    many thanks.,
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