Involve: A Journal of Mathematics

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  • Volume 8, Number 5 (2015), 771-785.

Generalizations of Pappus' centroid theorem via Stokes' theorem

Cole Adams, Stephen Lovett, and Matthew McMillan

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This paper provides a novel proof of a generalization of Pappus’ centroid theorem on n-dimensional tubes using Stokes’ theorem on manifolds.

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Involve, Volume 8, Number 5 (2015), 771-785.

Received: 18 March 2014
Accepted: 22 November 2014
First available in Project Euclid: 22 November 2017

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Primary: 53A07: Higher-dimensional and -codimensional surfaces in Euclidean n-space 58C35: Integration on manifolds; measures on manifolds [See also 28Cxx]

Stokes' theorem on manifolds volume manifolds tubes


Adams, Cole; Lovett, Stephen; McMillan, Matthew. Generalizations of Pappus' centroid theorem via Stokes' theorem. Involve 8 (2015), no. 5, 771--785. doi:10.2140/involve.2015.8.771.

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