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Jroo
02-08-2010, 10:55 AM
Building a box and want to add wooden dowel pins to strengthen the box. How much do they affect displacement and how do you factor them into your calculation? I know it will be based on the size of the dowel but how do you add them to the formula

bubbagumper6
02-08-2010, 10:56 AM
Uhh, calculate the volume displaced and subtract it from your box volume?

Jroo
02-08-2010, 11:05 AM
I understand that, but is there a way to figure how much volume they take up? Is there an easy way to caluculate their volume.

bubbagumper6
02-08-2010, 11:09 AM
L*Pi*R^2

It's a cylinder man, not difficult

skmfkr
02-08-2010, 01:03 PM
L*Pi*R^2

It's a cylinder man, not difficult

lol yeh pretty much the same way you find displacement for an aero port

Cabin_Pressure
02-08-2010, 01:06 PM
I understand that, but is there a way to figure how much volume they take up? Is there an easy way to caluculate their volume.

Geometry has worked well for hundreds of years....................try it.

Ronny
02-08-2010, 01:12 PM
Pi*r^2*H

Johnny Law.Lulz
02-08-2010, 01:45 PM
lulz.