Moments of inertia of spheres without integration in arbitrary dimensions

Seok In Hong, Seok Cheol Hong

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We obtain generalized formulae for the moments of inertia of D( 2)-dimensional uniform solid spheres and spherical shells without actual integration. The derivation is based on the parallel axis theorem and the (generalized) perpendicular axis theorem along with rotational symmetry.

Original languageEnglish
Article number025003
JournalEuropean Journal of Physics
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 2014 Mar


  • arbitrary dimension
  • moment of inertia
  • parallel axis theorem
  • perpendicular axis theorem
  • sphere
  • spherical symmetry
  • without integration

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Physics and Astronomy


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