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    The inertia tensor and its principal axes

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    A three particles system consists of masses mi and coordinates (x1,x2,x3) as follows (see file for complete details).
    Calculate the tensor of inertia, the principal axes and principal moments of inertia.

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    The 8 pages solution describes step by step how to obtain the inertia tensor and how to diagonalize it.

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