Section Properties from Layers

An alternative to finding the section properties of irregular polygons from the coordinates of the corners is to divide the shape into rectangular or trapezoidal layers.  The properties of the shape may then be found by simply summing the properties of each layer about a common axis.  The applicable equations for rectangular and trapezoidal layers are:




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