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Find C.O.M

BehaviourComposer: ignore everything before this.

Begin micro-behaviour:

Begin description:

Finds the center of mass of all the bodies active

End description

Find C.O.M

Begin NetLogo code:

let bodies objects with [my-mass > 0]
let total-mass  sum [ my-mass ] of bodies
set the-center-of-mass-xcor sum [my-mass * xcor] of bodies / total-mass
set the-center-of-mass-ycor sum [my-mass * ycor] of bodies / total-mass
if the-world-is-3-d?
[ set the-center-of-mass-zcor sum [my-mass * zcor] of bodies / total-mass ]

End NetLogo code

This mirco-behaviour finds the centre of mass of the active bodies by timesing the mass of the each body by their position ( xcor and ycor ) and the dividing by the total mass of all the bodies to be left with only an xcor and ycor value.

Authored by Maria Marinari and Ken Kahn.  

BehaviourComposer: ignore everything after this.

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