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total square footage of a quonset hutPlease help me figure out the total volume of a quonset hut. I need to know how many cubic feet it can hold. Width=80 height = 24 length= 205 all in feet #2 20050816 14:37:12
Re: total square footage of a quonset hutA quonset hut would be half of a right solid cylinder. Length is given as 205 feet. Width is given as 80 feet, and height 24 feet. But if the width is 80 feet, the height would have to be 25.46479 feet. That is obtained by dividing 80 by pi. Character is who you are when no one is looking. #3 20050816 20:16:39
Re: total square footage of a quonset hutIsn't the width the diameter and the height the radius? And if so, wouldn't height be width/2? Why did the vector cross the road? It wanted to be normal. #4 20050817 10:03:31
Re: total square footage of a quonset hutIt looks like the Wiki's designation of the quonset as a smeicircle is incorrectit's not limited to being a halfcircle only. Otherwise, the dimensions of the original quonsets that they published would be incorrect. So, it must be a segment of a circle, and we need to find the radius of that circle. Last edited by ryos (20050817 10:07:53) El que pega primero pega dos veces. #5 20050830 05:51:48
Re: total square footage of a quonset hutI visited the web site mentioned by the person who started this thread. The photos of a Quonset hut reveal that they are about a third of a circle, not a semicircle. What I mean is that the center of the circle is below the ground about ten feet. #6 20050830 06:20:26
Re: total square footage of a quonset hutWith the center of the circle 16 feet (4024) below ground, I made a rough estimate of the answer. 