MASS MOMENT OF INERTIA OF A ROD


The mass moment of inertia of a thin rod about axis through center perpendicular to length of the rod can be calculated using following calculator. Mass moment of inertia formula used for inertia calculatios of a rod is given below the calculator.


Moment of Inertia of a Rod Calculator:

Mass moment of inertia of a rod
INPUT PARAMETERS
Parameter Value
Length [L]
Mass [M]



OUTPUT PARAMETERS
Parameter Value Unit
Mass moment of inertia about axis [I] ---

Note: Use dot "." as decimal separator.

 

Definitions:

Mass Moment of Inertia: A measure of an object's resistance to rotational velocity about an axis.

List of Equations:

Parameter Symbol Equation
Mass moment of inertia about axis I I= (m/12) * L2

Reference:

  • Oberg, E. , Jones ,F.D. , Horton H.L. , Ryffel H.H., (2016) . Machinery's Handbook . 30th edition.  Industrial Press Inc. pp 238
  • Oberg, E., Jones, F. D., Horton, H. L., & Ryffel, H. H. (2012) . Machinery's Handbook . 29th edition.  Industrial Press Inc., pp 246