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GetPrincipalMomentOfInertia Method (ICWMassPropertiesManager)

Gets the moments of inertia with respect to the principal axes and the center of mass.

.NET Syntax

Visual Basic (Declaration) 
Function GetPrincipalMomentOfInertia() As System.Object
Visual Basic (Usage) 
Dim instance As ICWMassPropertiesManager
Dim value As System.Object
value = instance.GetPrincipalMomentOfInertia()
System.object GetPrincipalMomentOfInertia()
System.Object^ GetPrincipalMomentOfInertia(); 

Return Value

Array of three principal moments of inertia (see Remarks)


See the ICWMassPropertiesManager examples.


The moment of inertia is calculated with respect to the output coordinate system. Before calling this method, call ICWMassPropertiesManager::SetCoordinateSystemName or ICWMassPropertiesManager::SetCoordinateSystemToDefault.

The moments of inertia are in units of kilograms * meters squared.

This method returns three doubles as follows:

     [ Px, Py, Pz ]


See Also


SOLIDWORKS Simulation API 2017 SP0

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