Using the result Пa2, determine the volume of a cone of height h and radius a. Find the position of its centre of mass.

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- May 13th 2008, 01:08 PMtulipVolume and centre of mass
Using the result Пa2, determine the volume of a cone of height h and radius a. Find the position of its centre of mass.

- May 13th 2008, 02:08 PMgalactus
Orient the cone with the vertex at the origin and the axis along the y-axis.

Center of mass is on axis of cone, 3/4 the length of the height from the vertex, or 1/4 of the length of the height from the base.