Area Moment of Inertia - Converter

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Area Moment of Inertia is defined with respect to a specific rotation axis:

Area moment of inertia - square section

The moment of inertia of a point mass related to an axis is defined as the product of the mass times the distance from the axis squared.

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kg m2 1 23.7 3417
lb ft2 0.04214 1 144
lb in2 0.00029264 0.00694 1

The Area Moment Of Inertia of a beams cross-sectional area measures the beams ability to resist bending.

  • The larger the Are Moment of Inertia - the less the beam will bend

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  • Mechanics - Forces, acceleration, displacement, vectors, motion, momentum, energy of objects and more
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