How do you calculate the length and volume of an archimedes spiral?
I'm designing a product that includes a very large spiral that needs to float. The spiral is 16ft wide with an increase in radius 1.5" per turn. I'm not that good with math so is a special formula needed? I thought about just useing the volume of a circle but I wouldn't know the total length if it was just a straight line instead of a spiral.
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Submitted June 04, 2017 at 06:53PM by Matrixhammer
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