Question
(a) Show that the CM of a uniform thin rod of
length / and mass M is at its center. (b)
Determine the CM of the rod assuming its
linear mass density A (its mass per unit
length) varies linearly from A = at the left
end to double that value, A = 2A0, at the right
y
end.
dm λdx
X
0
х
dx

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(a) Show that the CM of a uniform thin rod of length / and mass M is at its center. (b) Determine the CM of the rod assuming its linear mass density A (its mass per unit length) varies linearly from A = at the left end to double that value, A = 2A0, at the right y end. dm λdx X 0 х dx

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