Internal Mass

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internal massThe internal mass refers to the mass contained within a specific object or system.  It represents the total amount of matter present within the boundaries of that object or system.  Internal mass is also the mass of an object measured by its resistance to acceleration when a force is applied.  A sphere of the same density has an internal mass to the center.  A sphere of the non-uniform density has a center of mass toward the more dencer of the mass.  A flat mass will have a lower center of gravity with less potential energy.

In various fields of science and engineering, such as physics, mechanics, and materials science, internal mass may be an important consideration when analyzing the behavior, dynamics, or properties of a particular system.  It can contribute to factors such as inertia, structural integrity, or overall weight distribution.

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