Balance and Center of Mass

David H. McIntyre
Department of Physics
Oregon State University
Corvallis, OR 97331

The material below is from workshops on Balance and Center of Mass that I gave to SMILE teachers
on 1.29.99 and 1.29.00. The handout and figures are presented in Adobe PDF format.
If you don't have a PDF viewer, you can download one from Adobe.


Basic Concepts


Simple Balance

Photos: bal1,bal2,bal3,bal4

Counterweight system

Photos: cw1,cw2,cw3,cw4,tt1,tt2,tt3

Body Balance


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