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From:     Deviant <deviant@????????.??.ca>
Date:     Wed, 19 Jun 1996 13:24:19 -0700
Subject:  Re: More on Air Consumption...
>         Phantom also said that the figure should be more like "standard
> cubic feet per minute" instead of hour.  I totally agree, since I have
> no idea what SCFH really stands for.  The equations are a bit wierd, but
> the values they give are about right.  For example, take a 27x10x10 room
> (about 1 ton of air, i.e. a flitter's envelope) and hermaticaly seal it
> with someone inside.  How long do you think they would last, assuming
> that they had food, water, a bathroom and entertainment?  It sure wouldn't
> be 8 months.
> Eugene does have a point you know. You can only apply real world physics
so much to the Spelljammer universe before things start to fall apart. I
think that the idea of figuring out how long the air envelope should
really last, is best left to those people playing science fiction rpg's,
and that we should just go with the book on this one.

It's kind of amusing that we're willing to buy the idea of a wooden ship
sailing through the void powered by nothing but a mage's will and a
magic helm, but we can't believe that the air envelope could stay fresh
for that long. Perhaps we could apply our selective disbelief someplace
else. :)
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Deviant of the Blatant Disregard    ?Moral victories don?t count.?
                                      -Ragnarok?s Sixth Law of
    deviant@????????.??.ca               Survival.
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SubjectFromDate (UTC)
More on Air Consumption...    Leroy Van Camp III    19 Jun 1996 04:01:43
Re: More on Air Consumption...    Eugene Shumu1insky    19 Jun 1996 13:45:17
Re: More on Air Consumption...    Thomas O. Magann Jr.    19 Jun 1996 14:41:46
Re: More on Air Consumption...    Eugene Shumu1insky    19 Jun 1996 17:40:31
Re: More on Air Consumption...    Thomas O. Magann Jr.    19 Jun 1996 17:52:19
Re: More on Air Consumption...    Deviant    19 Jun 1996 20:24:19
Re: More on Air Consumption...    Eugene Shumu1insky    19 Jun 1996 18:43:19
Re: More on Air Consumption...    Thomas O. Magann Jr.    19 Jun 1996 19:14:22
Re: More on Air Consumption...    Russ 'Argel' LeBar    19 Jun 1996 19:47:07
Re: More on Air Consumption...    Don Weis    28 Jun 1996 02:41:09
Re: More on Air Consumption...    Thomas O. Magann Jr.    28 Jun 1996 02:58:05

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