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Silly me

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That is not an ellipsoid, that is a cylinder with semispherical ends.

It breaks down to the volume of a semi-filled cylinder of length L and radius R**plus** the volume of a semi-filled sphere of radius R.

Uh ... I went looking for the relevant formulae but ended up finding a calculator that does precisely what you want:

http://www.onlineconversion.com/object_volume_partial_out_cylinder.htm

Be careful with your numbers:

- you're asked for the**radius** which is only half the diameter of the tank

- you're asked for the length of only the**straight** part

It breaks down to the volume of a semi-filled cylinder of length L and radius R

Uh ... I went looking for the relevant formulae but ended up finding a calculator that does precisely what you want:

http://www.onlineconversion.com/object_volume_partial_out_cylinder.htm

Be careful with your numbers:

- you're asked for the

- you're asked for the length of only the

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thanks...

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