The Volume of a Capsule calculator computes volume of a capsule, Capsule also known as a spherocylinder.
INSTRUCTIONS: Choose units and enter the following:
Capsule Volume (V): The calculator computes the volume in cubic meters. However this can be automatically converted in the many other volume units (e.g. cubic feet, gallons, liters) via the pull-down menu.
Geometrically, a capsule is a cylinder of any length (l) with two hemispheres on either end where the radius (r) of the cylinder is equal to the radius of the hemispheres. See diagram.
V = π•r²•(l-2r) + 4/3•π•r³
Spherocylinders are found in many applications. The most common are in capsule containers such small pills and large containers such as liquid or gas transport containers.
The following table contains links to calculators that compute the volume of other shapes:
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