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## calculating enclosing cubic volume [closed]

Hello community,

I have multiple cubes each of unit volume arranged in a rectangular space. some of the cubes are piled upon one another.

Now if water is poured over , it accumulates in some gaps formed due to irregular arrangement of cubes.

How can i find the volume of water accumulated , assuming we know within each unit cell how many cubes are piled over each other.

Any hints or advice is welcome.

Grazie!

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Uh, volume of the space - number of cubes? What am I missing here? – Benjamin Young Jan 14 2012 at 15:21
@Benjamin, I don't think any water is going into the cubes, rather into the "wells" between towers of cubes. – Gerry Myerson Jan 14 2012 at 22:42
You'll have to tell us how much of the pile is immersed. At any rate, your question does not appear to be within the scope of this web site. Please see the FAQ for a list of sites where your question might be more welcome. – S. Carnahan Jan 15 2012 at 13:01