When you are in a command that asks you to select a point, Shift-right-click and select Geometric Center from the Osnap menu. You can also type Gcen↵. Place the cursor on the closed polyline or spline, and the Geometric Center osnap marker appears at its geometric center.

## Where is CG in AutoCAD?

**To find the center of gravity, you need to first convert the mass element to a 3D solid, and then use the MASSPROP command.**

- Select the 3D Solid object.
- Right-click. Click Convert to > Mass Element.
- Enter Yes on the command line to erase the selected object.
- Press ENTER, or enter N to name the mass element.

## Can AutoCAD find centroid?

How do you find the centroid of a shape in AutoCAD? Convert the area into a region. **Set the UCS at the lower left corner point of the object**. Find the Centroid (CG) through the ‘Massprop’ command (i.e. 17.4, 17.0 or 15.8, 13.1 ) which gives the dimensions of the CG from the lower left corner of the object.

## What is meant by centroid?

centroid. / (ˈsɛntrɔɪd) / noun. **the centre of mass of an object of uniform density**, esp of a geometric figure. (of a finite set) the point whose coordinates are the mean values of the coordinates of the points of the set.

## What is difference between centroid and Centre of gravity?

These were some differences between center of gravity and centroid.

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Difference Between Center of Gravity and Centroid | |
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It is a physical behavior of the object, a point where all the weight of an object is acting | It is a geometrical behavior. It is the center of measure of the amount of geometry. |