Document Type

Article

Publication Date

11-1-1995

Department

Physics and Astronomy

Abstract

We calculate the moments of inertia of D-dimensional spheres and spherical shells, where D is a complex number. We also examine the moments of inertia of fractional-dimensional geometrical objects such as the Canter set and the Sierpinski carpet and their D-dimensional analogs. (C) 1995 American Association of Physics Teachers.

Comments

©American Journal of Physics

Publisher Version

Publication Title

American Journal of Physics

Volume

63

Issue

11

First Page

1011

Last Page

1014

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