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    March 19th, 2017, 12:12 AM
    rdj replied to a thread Flying in zero G in Hangar Flying
    Actually Adler discusses that in the book. He calculates the tension on the structure of Niven's ringworld and comes to the conclusion that the...
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    March 19th, 2017, 12:03 AM
    rdj replied to a thread Flying in zero G in Hangar Flying
    Nah, just finished reading the book Wizards, Aliens and Starships; it's chock-full of math and science throwing cold ice water on the idea of...
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    March 17th, 2017, 02:00 AM
    rdj replied to a thread Flying in zero G in Hangar Flying
    BTW, using your Engineer's requirement for your "bottle" and A36 steel with a yield strength of 36000 psi it appears that the walls of your cylinder...
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    March 17th, 2017, 12:56 AM
    rdj replied to a thread Flying in zero G in Hangar Flying
    I imagine it would behave much like a submarine does underwater when its buoyancy matches the water it displaces. The main difference is the contents...
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Amateur Aircraft Designer
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Slow-Build Zenith
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