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Homework Help: Calculating volume of an arch dam

  1. Mar 30, 2010 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
    How would I calculate the volume of an arch damm?

    2. Relevant equations

    3. The attempt at a solution
  2. jcsd
  3. Mar 31, 2010 #2
    you need to give more information, but in the general case, if you have the equation of the arc curve, and the height(supposing it isnt an angled/curved wall(height)) find the area of the top and multiply by the height
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