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Guardian 2000
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I know that, from time to time, people have attempted to determine the volume of certain starships (such as the 1701) using raytracing models and meshes.

I would like to create a little storehouse of that sort of information. Some techheads might find it helpful to have very precise estimates of ship volume available.

This was inspired by my recent effort to look for that information regarding the Jem'Hadar fighter. Not having LightWave, nor knowing how to determine the volume even if I did, I'm afraid I'm out of luck.

Anyone know what that might be, or would anyone else be interested in that idea?

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Masao
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Nob Akimoto at TrekBBS did a bunch of volume and surface area calcutions with 3-D Studio Max for Starfleet Ships. Supposedly he used a "calculate" command. I've asked other modelers to do the same for my Starfleet Museum ships, but they couldn't figure out how, and I haven't been able to contact Nob. Anyway, I have this info on my other computer and will post them when I get to the office.
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cptmkb
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isnt the volumetrics lab on deck 11?
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Phoenix
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quote:
Originally posted by CaptainMike:
isnt the volumetrics lab on deck 11?

On the Enterprise E it's on Deck 34. [Smile]
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cptmkb
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so thats where the viceroy landed!
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Guardian 2000
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Reed: "How could a ship be bigger on the inside than it is on the outside?"

Tucker: "Didn't you see Star Trek V?"

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akb1979
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quote:
Originally posted by Guardian 2000:
Reed: "How could a ship be bigger on the inside than it is on the outside?"

Tucker: "Didn't you see Star Trek V?"

Is that an actual quote from the series?

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Treknophyle
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LOL! - Thanks. Coke on the keyboard again...

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Griffworks
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quote:
Originally posted by Guardian 2000:
Reed: "How could a ship be bigger on the inside than it is on the outside?"

Tucker: "Didn't you see Star Trek V?"

Ooooooo.... That's great, man! I'm still laughing about that, like five minutes later! [Big Grin]

Yeah, so. I'm easily amused.... [Roll Eyes]

'Preciate ya and your sense of humor, dude!

Thanks.

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Masao
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Here's the data. Calculations were based on lengths from EAS

Volumes (m^3)
Galaxy- 5,820,983
Saucer: 3,829,567
Stardrive: 1,991,416
Nacelle (each): 280,204 m
Sovereign - 2,429,193
Nebula - 4,443,196
Intrepid - 625,885
Ambassador - 2,547,862
Defiant - 61,724
Constellation - 636,553
Excelsior - 770,554
Miranda - 217,770
Sabre - 239,317
Akira - 1,407,821
Steamrunner - 642,033
Prometheus- 769,670
Norway - 534,027
Constitution (TOS) - 211,248
Constitution (Refit) - 234,928

Surface Area (m^2):
Defiant - 20,354
Galaxy - 524,742
Sovereign - 327,153
Nebula - 702,548
Intrepid - 103,113
Ambassador - 321,401
Constitution (Refit) - 76,710
Constellation - 145,901
Excelsior - 160,476
Miranda - 83,342
Sabre - 61,448
Akira - 281,327
Steamrunner - 142,979
Prometheus - 187,407
Norway - 109,229
Constitution (TOS) - 60,705

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Cartman
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What do those bigass WYLB Dominion dreadnoughts work out to, volume-wise? Or the B-type Warbird, So'na battleship, Scimitar, mirror universe Negh'var, Kazon carrier, ...?

(Yeah, so I'm of the "size DOES matter, damn it" school o' thought. Sue me.)

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