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The volume of half an ellipsoid 2012-08-10
From Darcy:
Hi, I need to calculate the volume of half an ellipsoid, split horizontally along the long axis. In effect, an oval shaped mound of soil. So the bottom would be an ellipse. I have the length, width and height measurements but not the formula. Thanks!
Answered by Robert Dawson and Walter Whiteley.
The volume of an ellipsoid 2010-01-01
From Barbara:
I need to calculate the volume of an ellipsoid with the dimensions:

102.5 mm x 57 mm x 57 mm = L x W x H

I am using the formula V = 4/3 pi (.5L)(.5W)(.5H), but it isn't giving me a reasonable number.

Answered by Penny Nom.
How many gallons in an oval shaped tank? 2008-06-22
From dale:
how many gallons in an oval shaped tank, 72in long x46.5in wide x23in deep
Answered by Penny Nom.
The surface area of a lemon 2008-06-11
From Susan:
How would I find the surface area of a lemon
Answered by Harley Weston.
The surface area of an "egg shaped" object 2008-05-28
From Tom:
How do you calculated the surface area of an "egg shaped" object (ovoid) ?
Answered by Harley Weston.
What shape do I say a football is? 2005-11-14
From Peter:
I am a 43 year old man. I am no longer in school, I have a bachelors degree. I like to tell stories about sports in ways to make people think about the amount of time they devote to the sports. For example, while attending a church in Chicago on the north side, I would pass by Wrigley field. I began to call it the church of the flying orb or sphere. Now if I want to tell a similar story about football (not soccer), what shape do I say a football is?
Answered by Chris Fisher.
A decreasing ellipsoid 1999-12-15
From A student instructor:
The volume of an ellipsoid whose semiaxes are of the lengths a,b,and c is 4/3 *pi*abc. Suppose semiaxes a is changing at a rate of A cm/s , the semiaxes b is changing at B cm/s and the semiaxes c is changing at C cm/s . If the volume of the ellipsoid is decreasing when a=b=c what can you say about A,B,C? Justify.
Answered by Harley Weston.
Volume of an ellipsoid 1999-12-06
From Michael Nowicki:
I am a physician at the University of Mississippi. I am trying to compare the size of polyps (abnormal growth of tissue in the colon) between 2 groups of individuals. The department of pathology gives the size as length X width X depth - how do I calculate the volume? Polyps are nearly ovoid in shape.
Answered by Walter Whiteley.
1 ellipsoïde et une sphère 2005-04-04
From Tihon:
Dans le cadre de mon mémoire réalisé à l'université de Liège (Belgique), je suis amené à savoir si 1 ellipsoïde et une sphère ont ou n'ont pas d'intersection...Quelqu'un peut-il m'aider??
Answered by Claude Tardif.
Volume d'une calotte ellipsoidale 2002-12-11
From Fabien:
Quel est le volume d'une calotte d'ellipsoide de hauteur h (ellipse de longueurs d'axes a, b, et c)? Je souhaite une formule exacte, un développement limité, voire une intégrale à estimer numériquement. Quelle méthode pour le calculer ?
Answered by Claude Tardif.
Le volume d'un ellipsoïde 2001-03-17
From Lise:
Je cherche à calculer le volume d'un ovoide, avez-vous une formule?
Answered by Claude Tardif.



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