Efficient Computation of Body Moments

  • Alexander V. Tuzikov
  • Stanislav A. Sheynin
  • Pavel V. Vasiliev
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 2124)


We describe an efficient algorithm for a calculation of 3D body volume and surface moments. The algorithm is based on implicit formulae for moment calculation and takes advantages of a polygonal representation. It uses only coordinates of the body vertices and facets orientation.


moment polygonal representation implicit formulae 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Alexander V. Tuzikov
    • 1
  • Stanislav A. Sheynin
    • 1
  • Pavel V. Vasiliev
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of Engineering CyberneticsAcademy of Sciences of Republic BelarusMinskBelarus

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