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Wat is d gravitational field due to an arc shaped body?

Wat is d gravitational field due to an arc shaped body?

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Arun Kumar IIT Delhi
askIITians Faculty 256 Points
8 years ago
Hello Student,
we are finding the centre.
At that points the net field will be along that line(try it).
let k be mass per unit length
Now
dF=GkRcosthetadtheta/R^2
=>F=Gk/R(2sin theta) where theta is angle subtended by half of arc at center(please try to visualize).
Thanks & Regards
Arun Kumar
Btech, IIT Delhi
Askiitians Faculty
Sumit Majumdar IIT Delhi
askIITians Faculty 137 Points
8 years ago
Dear student, Please specify where is the field being measured and what are the dimensions of the body.
Regards
Sumit

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