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Homework Help: Second moment of cylinder

  1. Feb 24, 2006 #1
    can someone help me show the second moment of solid cylinder?

    the diagram and the equation is in the attached picture.

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  3. Feb 26, 2006 #2


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    Please try to set up the integral. What is dA in polar or cylindrical coordinates? What of the limits of integration?

    Also, I suspect the problem is for the case where t << R or conversely where R >> t.
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