oa Civil Engineering = Siviele Ingenieurswese - Method for calculating the volume of a heap of material
|Article Title||Method for calculating the volume of a heap of material|
|© Publisher:||South African Institution Of Civil Engineering (SAICE)|
|Journal||Civil Engineering = Siviele Ingenieurswese|
|Affiliations||1 Department of Agricultural Engineering, University of Fort Hare|
|Publication Date||Jul 2016|
|Pages||261 - 263|
|Keyword(s)||Ellipse, Heap, Planimetric area and Volume|
A method for calculating the volume of a heap of material is descriptionbed. The formula for an ellipse is used to calculate the planimetric areas of the heap. The application of the method to a heap with a circular shape will nevertheless give results to a similar degree of accuracy.
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