What does the g stand for when computing moment of inertia

Kevinh

What does the "g" stand for when computing moment of inertia

What does the "g" stand for when computing moment of inertia, does it stand for gravity 9.80 m/s^2 or what. Thanks.

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Alexander

What is e here?

If this formule is about physical pendulum in gravitational field, then g is gravity (strength of gravitational field) in the vicinity of pendulum.

Kevinh

I=mghT^2/4pie^2

4pie^2 should be 4pi^2 I guess. This is an experiment where different objects are being placed on a knife edge through the object to test for experimental interia compared to calculated inertia.

Alexander

Seems to me like a formula for period of physical pendulum. Then g is gravity indeed.

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