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1. ## Thread: Gravity within disc.

by AndrewC
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### Doesn't look right, you should have a...

Doesn't look right, you should have a subtraction between two expressions , one relating to the section of circle left to the vertical chord and one relating to the section right of the vertical...
2. ## Thread: Gravity within disc.

by AndrewC
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### You HAVE to, you are MISSING a force component...

You HAVE to, you are MISSING a force component that operates in the opposite direction along the x axis. This is why you are getting the wrong result. I did this drawing for you to understand where...
3. ## Thread: Gravity within disc.

by AndrewC
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### OK with 1,2,3,4. Your error: The...

OK with 1,2,3,4.

The semicircle is divided by the vertical cord into TWO areas, you forgot to consider the contribution of the area between the vertical cord and the circle. This...
4. ## Thread: Gravity within disc.

by AndrewC
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### 1. What is "n"? 2. Show step by step calculation...

1. What is "n"?
2. Show step by step calculation of the center of mass of the upper semicircle
3. Did you double the force due to the lower semicircle contribution?
4. Force looks like...
5. ## Thread: Gravity within disc.

by AndrewC
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### You are welcome.

You are welcome.
6. ## Thread: Gravity within disc.

by AndrewC
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### Correct. Here is a second hint. Pick a point...

Correct. Here is a second hint. Pick a point inside the disc, this is where you are calculating the force. Draw the diameter that passes through that point. Draw the cord perpendicular to the...
7. ## Thread: Gravity within disc.

by AndrewC
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### Hint: the net force in the center is zero. How...

Hint: the net force in the center is zero. How about in an arbitrary point?
8. ## Thread: Gravity within disc.

by AndrewC
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### You can calculate it yourself if you know how to...

You can calculate it yourself if you know how to do integration. Do you?
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