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README.md

vue-volume-calculator

The Plaster Calculator allows you enter the dimensions of a solid shape, and then calculates the volume of that shape as well as the approximate amount of plaster and water required using common plaster mixing formulas.

Notes:

USG's Formula:

Download the USG Excel calculator.

The USG calculator contains some pretty esoteric formulas:

  • First, calculate a ratio based on the consistency: ratio = (-0.00004 × consistency^3) + (0.0154 × consistency^2) - (2.23 × consistency) + 164.25

  • Second, calculate pounds of plaster and water from ratio and consistency: ratio × cubic feet = pounds of plaster pounds of plaster * consistency / 100 = pounds of water

Keith Simpson's Formula:

volume in cubic inches × 11 = grams of water

grams of water × (100 / consistency) = grams of Pottery Plaster

Keith Simpson, Alfred University

Water should be room temperature

Sift plaster through fingers into water

Slake plaster for 3 minutes

Mix for 3 minutes

Andrew Martin's Formula:

volume in cubic inches / 80 = quarts of water

quarts of water × 3 = pounds of plaster

Simplified technique by Andrew Martin from "The Essential Guide to Mold Making & Slip Casting". This technique creates a slightly thicker plaster as Andrew has rounded the required water down to make the calculation simpler and allow for the water to be measured by volume.

Project setup

npm install

Compiles and hot-reloads for development

npm run serve

Compiles and minifies for production

npm run build

Run your tests

npm run test

Lints and fixes files

npm run lint
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