center of volume

center of volume

[′sen·tər əv ′väl·yəm]
(mathematics)
For a three-dimensional figure, the center of mass of a homogeneous solid having the same boundaries as the figures. Also known as center of figure; centroid.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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(1994) compared the Centroid Method (center of volume) to the center of gravity method.
Comparison of log volume estimates using formulae for log center of gravity and center of volume. Can.
(1994) which used the center of gravity rather than the center of volume as the midpoint of the log.

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