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Random Event Location Overlap

  1. Oct 21, 2006 #1
    Hi Folks,

    I'm working on a paper at the moment and need to use some kind of statistic but I'm not too great at stats.

    Here is the set up.

    1) I have some volume.

    2) Within this volume there is an even distribution of objects.

    3) These objects 'explode' with a known frequency and their explosion sweeps out a known volume, which is much smaller than the total volume.

    I want to figure out how long it would take for explosions to have 'filled' the entire volume.

    I hope this question is clear. If you could give me some idea on how to start I would be grateful. Sorry if its not clear.

    PS - this is an astrophysics problem, not a weapons design problem!!!
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