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P08-04a: Center of Mass

P08-04a: Center of Mass

Author: Timothy McGovern
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Just my video today.  We'll be showing some demos of this concept in class, but this will get you started on the right foot.  To make it a bit more interesting, here is a SCREENCAST showing how torques applied around center of mass can lead to a neat skateboard trick.

Source: Hewitt, P. G. (2015). Conceptual Physics (12th ed.). Boston, MA: Pearson.