726 Area enclosed by parabola and straigh line | Centroid of Composite Area Jhun Vert Sun, 04/19/2020 - 11:44 pm

Problem 726
Locate the centroid of the shaded area enclosed by the curve y2 = ax and the straight line shown in Fig. P-726. Hint: Observe that the curve y2 = ax relative to the y-axis is of the form y = kx2 with respect to the x-axis.

Centroid of parabolic segment minus triangle


725 Centroid of windlift of airplane wing | Centroid of area Jhun Vert Sun, 04/19/2020 - 11:40 pm

Problem 725
Repeat Problem 239 without using integration.