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  Caliber Calculations  



Caliber
-------
Volume(cm3)
-----------
Weight(g)
---------
Balls/Lb.
---------
. 22.09136231.036049438.7242
. 23.10439581.183848383.9514
. 24.11861321.345074337.9294
. 25.13406621.520311298.9783
. 26.15080631.710143265.7906
. 27.16888491.915154237.3386
. 28.18835342.135928212.8068
. 29.20926342.373048191.5427
. 30.23166642.627098173.0198
. 31.25561392.898662156.8103
. 32.28115733.188324142.5639
. 33.30834813.496667129.9924
. 34.33723773.824276118.8565
. 35.36787784.171734108.9571
. 36.40031964.539625100.1272
. 37.43461484.92853292.22624
. 38.47081495.33904185.13514
. 39.50897125.77173478.75277
. 40.54913546.22719572.99274
. 41.59135866.70600767.78103
. 42.63569287.20875663.05387
. 43.68218927.73602558.75627
. 44.73089918.28839654.84053
. 45.78187448.86645551.26513
. 46.83516609.47078347.99392
. 47.890826210.1019744.99519
. 48.948905910.7605942.24117
. 491.00945711.4472439.70740
. 501.07253012.1624937.37228
. 511.13817712.9069335.21674
. 521.20645013.6811533.22383
. 531.27740014.4857231.37849
. 541.35107915.3212429.66732
. 551.42753716.1882728.07835
. 561.50682717.0874226.60085
. 571.58900018.0192625.22523
. 581.67410818.9843823.94284
. 591.76220119.9833622.74592
. 601.85333221.0167821.62748
. 611.94755122.0852320.58117
. 622.04491123.1892919.60129
. 632.14546324.3295518.68263
. 642.24925825.5065917.82049
. 652.35634926.7209917.01060
. 662.46678427.9733416.24904
. 672.58061929.2642215.53228
. 682.69790230.5942114.85706
. 692.81868631.9639 14.22042


BASIC Program Used To Calculate Above Table

10 REM Calculate Volume and Weight of a Lead Ball Given a Caliber
20 REM Also calculate the number of balls in a pound
30 IN2CM = 2.54: REM # of centimeters per inch
40 DENSITYOFLEAD = 11.34: REM density in grams per cubic centimeter
50 GRAMSPERPOUND = 454.54: REM 1g = 1/1000Kg = 0.0022lb
60 pi = 3.14159
70 PRINT
80 PRINT "Caliber", "Volume(cm3)", "Weight(g)", "Balls/Lb."
90 PRINT "-------", "-----------", "---------", "---------"
100 FOR caliber = 22 TO 69
110 r = (((caliber / 100) / 2) * IN2CM)
120 volume = (4 * pi * r * r * r) / 3
130 weight = volume * DENSITYOFLEAD
140 ballsperpound = GRAMSPERPOUND / weight
150 PRINT "."; caliber, volume, weight, ballsperpound
160 NEXT caliber
170 END



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