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    Location of a Centroid

    I'm not really sure where to begin with this one. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

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    Quote Originally Posted by aPexDrifta View Post
    I'm not really sure where to begin with this one. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

    \bar{y} = \frac{y}{2}

    dA = y \, dx

    y_c  = \frac{\frac{1}{2} \int_0^b y^2 \, dx}{\int_0^b y \, dx}

    where y = H\sin\left(\frac{\pi x}{b}\right)
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    Thank you, that's exactly what I needed. It makes much more sense now
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