What Is Moment of Inertia?

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Moment of inertia is also known as mass moment of inertia and it is a measure of an object's resistance to change in its rotation rate.
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You have to multiply each small unit of mass with the square of the distance from the axis of rotation. This requires an integration, but you can find tables which have this integral
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( ′säl·əd ′mō·mənt əv i′nər·shə ) (physics) The integral of the products of the mass of each of the infinitesimal
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Multiply moment of inertia (lb.inch2) by 0.0002926397 to obtain
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1. Multiply the mass and square of distance to the rotation axis to calculate the moment of inertia of the point mass. For example, the mass is 2 kg and the distance is 2 m. Hence
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moment of inertia
NOUN [PHYSICS.]
1.
the sum of the products of the mass and the square of the perpendicular distance to the axis of rotation of each particle in a body rotating about an axis.
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