tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-12251252.post4165037118380626787..comments2023-03-05T05:29:37.804-06:00Comments on ST-v-SW.Net: The Blog: Neo-VolumetricsGuardianhttp://www.blogger.com/profile/01284444370958467313noreply@blogger.comBlogger3125tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-12251252.post-26960732330597862802010-02-04T19:19:06.820-06:002010-02-04T19:19:06.820-06:00I did just the central core (not even the habitat ...I did just the central core (not even the habitat ring) and got 5,596,000 cubic meters, which by eyeball isn't too bad, specially for a station 1468 meters wide as per this model. I was thinking it ought to about match a Galaxy, and that's ridiculously close. I'll keep looking.Authorhttps://www.blogger.com/profile/04784914528396175700noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-12251252.post-22398040544817003882010-02-04T19:10:39.704-06:002010-02-04T19:10:39.704-06:00Great DS9 model . . . it's even scaled more or...Great DS9 model . . . it's even scaled more or less correctly, out of the box!<br /><br />http://sketchup.google.com/3dwarehouse/details?mid=10e3882c71567f28bdbd60b756975f5d<br /><br />At 1468 meters, this model reads 97,810,507 cubic meters. <br /><br />Holy schneikes. Not sure how I feel about that figure. I don't think that's right . . . but then I suppose it could be. <br /><br />The station model is 56m thick at the outer docking ring. If we assume that all of the station's material could be squished into a cylinder of 1450m diameter by 15m height, which seems more or less right by eyeball estimation, then we'd wind up with a figure of 24,779,464 cubic meters. That's pretty close to the existing value I had for the station at 1250 meters with a model whose reliability I don't recall. But nonetheless, I feel safer with a 20-30 million cubic meter value than one over three times larger.<br /><br />I really need to learn how to use this SketchUp stuff so I can figure out what's wrong with these models in the context of using the Volume plug-in.Authorhttps://www.blogger.com/profile/04784914528396175700noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-12251252.post-86593210448048709892010-02-04T18:45:22.681-06:002010-02-04T18:45:22.681-06:00This Acclamator model gives a volume of 13,574,251...This Acclamator model gives a volume of 13,574,251 cubic meters when expanded out to the appropriate dimensions.<br /><br />That's a bit much, I believe. For one thing, the ship's rim seems thick. However, even with a 20% reduction, that's still awfully close to a Venator. I'm wondering if perhaps the Venator and Acclamator aren't as far apart as I was thinking.<br /><br />http://sketchup.google.com/3dwarehouse/details?mid=7eedbeaa5216ff06ccd600f441988364Authorhttps://www.blogger.com/profile/04784914528396175700noreply@blogger.com