Area Moment Of Inertia Converter [ convert units by a conversion app ]

( Equivalent to: Second Moment Of Area Converter )

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Definition of Area Moment Of Inertia:

Area Moment Of Inertia also known as the Second Moment of Area, is a geometrical property of an area which measures how its points are distributed about an arbitrary axis. Its unit of dimension is length of fourth power, L^4, and should not be confused with the Mass Moment of Inertia. Where, for a thin piece of material, the Mass Moment of Inertia is equivalanet to the Area Density times the Area Moment of Inertia.

Abbreviations of Area Moment Of Inertia Units:

Unit of measurement: Abbreviation(s)
  • Double Square Millimeter: mm4, or mm 4
  • Double Square Centimeter: cm4, or cm 4
  • Double Square Meter: m4, or m 4
  • Double Square Inch: in4, or in 4
  • Double Square Foot: ft4

Conversion Factors of Area Moment Of Inertia Units:

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  • Wikipedia
  • USMA
  • NIST
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