Moment of Inertia of a Cylinder about Its Perpendicular Axis

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This Demonstration calculates the moment of inertia of a cylinder about its perpendicular axis, based on your parameter inputs.

Contributed by: Austin Shyu (May 2013)
With additional contributions by: Abby Brown
Open content licensed under CC BY-NC-SA



The moment of inertia is given by , where is the axis of rotation, is the mass, is the length, is the radius, and is the hollow inner radius.

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