Simple angular momentum question

1. Nov 30, 2005

itzela

hey guys... i'm unsure about the angular momentum of a rectangular solid (such as a meterstick) about it's center.... I came up with (1/12)m(a^2+b^2) with a being the width and b thickness, is this correct?

2. Nov 30, 2005

Päällikkö

Last edited: Nov 30, 2005
3. Nov 30, 2005

....thanks!