Results 1 to 2 of 2

Math Help - find the mass of the solid body

  1. #1
    Newbie
    Joined
    Jan 2011
    Posts
    4

    find the mass of the solid body

    a solid body lies under the cylinder X^2+Y^2-1 within the sphere X^2+Y^2+Z^2=4 and above the xy-plane , if the denisty is proportional to the square of distance from the xy-plane find the mass of the body
    Follow Math Help Forum on Facebook and Google+

  2. #2
    Flow Master
    mr fantastic's Avatar
    Joined
    Dec 2007
    From
    Zeitgeist
    Posts
    16,948
    Thanks
    5
    Quote Originally Posted by darkbaser View Post
    a solid body lies under the cylinder X^2+Y^2-1 within the sphere X^2+Y^2+Z^2=4 and above the xy-plane , if the denisty is proportional to the square of distance from the xy-plane find the mass of the body
    Again, the key is to first draw a rough sketch of the surface in order to see what the inetrgal limits will be. I suggest you develop your understanding of the question you posted here: http://www.mathhelpforum.com/math-he...id-167232.html

    before attempting further questions of this type.
    Follow Math Help Forum on Facebook and Google+

Similar Math Help Forum Discussions

  1. Center of mass of a solid
    Posted in the Calculus Forum
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: April 4th 2011, 11:08 AM
  2. Mass of a solid
    Posted in the Calculus Forum
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: January 17th 2011, 04:55 PM
  3. find the mass of the solid
    Posted in the Calculus Forum
    Replies: 6
    Last Post: January 1st 2011, 12:14 PM
  4. Replies: 1
    Last Post: November 11th 2009, 04:39 PM
  5. center of mass of a solid
    Posted in the Calculus Forum
    Replies: 12
    Last Post: December 9th 2008, 06:39 AM

Search Tags


/mathhelpforum @mathhelpforum