July 26, 2021
July 26, 2021
July 19, 2022
Though often presented as an additional math concept in many Statics courses, centroids should be related directly to the concept of equivalent systems. A 3D printed composite body model illustrates and connects the math intensive concept of area centroid to the real world. The concept of equivalent load systems informs the derivation of area centroids, and a 3D printed prismatic model illustrates the connection between area centroid and center of gravity.
This paper is submitted as a non-technical paper to the Civil Engineering Division "Best in 5 Minutes: Demonstrating Interactive Teaching Activities" session.
Wood, T. A. (2021, July), 3D Printed Composite Body Illustrating Composite Body Centroid and Center of Gravity Paper presented at 2021 ASEE Virtual Annual Conference Content Access, Virtual Conference. 10.18260/1-2--36551
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