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    Designing a Vat

    You are to design an open-top rectangular stainless-steel vat. It is to have a square base and a volume of 32ft^3; to be welded from quarter-inch plate, and weigh no more than necessary. What dimensions do you recommend?

    I suck at open-top problems, sorry for posting so many threads, I just like to learn.

    EDIT: Nevermind, solved it after a couple minutes of correcting wrong answers.
    Last edited by lancelot854; December 12th 2010 at 06:52 PM.
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