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I'm interested in either of two numbers. The first number would be the empty space volume that the crew walks around in, presumably including restricted access spaces like the Jeffries tubes and space inside machines that engineers and technicians occasionally work on when Shatner is hamming it up on the bridge.

The second number would be the volume if all the internal machinery were removed and it was a shell composed only of the hull and maybe whatever structure was necessary to keep it from crumbling under its own mass.

The length/width/height are well-known, but given its irregular shape I m having difficulty deciding what the volume itself might be. Has this ever been discussed or written down, or is it calculable?

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    Trying to determine if it will float? – Xantec Aug 13 '18 at 21:35
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    211,248m³, apparently. st-v-sw.net/STSWvolumetrics.html – Valorum Aug 13 '18 at 21:36
  • @Valorum This was much more specific than I hoped for. Feel free to leave it as a proper answer so I can upvote it. The math on that link looks plausible, and it includes many other starships besides, which will help with my project. – John O Aug 13 '18 at 21:56
  • @JohnO - I lack the capacity (and will) to verify the figures on that site. By all means post it as a self-answer if you're happy with the numbers. – Valorum Aug 13 '18 at 21:57
  • No bloody A, B, C, or D?! – Z. Cochrane Aug 14 '18 at 2:39

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