Journal of 2014/06/16

The length of pipe is 6 m, 26.65 mm in diameter, thickness is 2 mm.

Dome diameter is 153 cm (5.02 feet). frequency 3, icosa 5/8 type.

Below table was generated by Geodome.

210 struts total, 5 different lengths

strut count length a0 a1 length2 cut length length (cm)
A 90 2.067 12 12 2.070 2.195 63.00
B 70 2.023 12 12 2.026 2.151 61.66
C 30 1.749 10 10 1.751 1.876` 53.31
D 10 2.026 7 16 2.029 2.154 61.75
E 10 1.716 15 4 1.719 1.844 52.30

Notes:

length: distance from vertex to vertex
a0, a1: bend angles at the two ends
length2: distance between bolt holes (accounts for bends)
cut length: total strut length, including margins

Don't forget to make a few extras

I cut 88 A struts today. 11 left over struts will be used for E struts tomorrow.
Hopefully I finish strut cutting by tomorrow afternoon.

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