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# Geodesic Dome Notes & Calculator

written by Rene K. Mueller, Copyright (c) 2005, 2006, 2007, last updated Tue, January 29, 2019

### 5V Octahedron Dome

 Geodesic 5V Octahedron Dome (front view)
 Geodesic 5V Octahedron Dome (bird view)
• vertices/connectors: 61
• 4 x 3-way
• 17 x 4-way
• 40 x 6-way
•  5V Octahedron Dome Construction Map
• edges/struts & bending angles (αstrut):
• A x 16: 0.24437 (7.02°)
• B x 24: 0.31415 (9.04°)
• C x 16: 0.34134 (9.83°)
• D x 12: 0.34300 (9.88°)
• E x 24: 0.38859 (11.20°)
• F x 8: 0.39223 (11.31°)
• G x 24: 0.40033 (11.55°)
• H x 24: 0.43696 (12.62°)
• I x 12: 0.47140 (13.63°)
• total 160 struts (9 kinds)1)
• strut variance 92.9%
• faces: 100 (3-sided)
• A-A-D x 12 (45.43°, 45.43°, 89.13°)
• B-B-D x 12 (56.91°, 56.91°, 66.19°)
• B-C-G x 24 (49.33°, 55.51°, 75.16°)
• E-E-F x 12 (59.69°, 59.69°, 60.61°)
• E-G-H x 24 (55.09°, 57.65°, 67.26°)
• H-H-I x 12 (57.36°, 57.36°, 65.28°)
• I-I-I x 4 (60.00°, 60.00°, 60.00°)
• 7 kinds of faces2)
• height: 1.000 or 50.00% of diameter

1) strut lengths sorted by 1/10'000th or +/-0.00005 exact
2) clock wise (cw) and counter clock wise (ccw) orientation neglected

#### 5V Octahedron Dome Calculator

 Geodesic 5V Octahedron Dome (Human is 170cm/5'7")

d = , lhole =
(Edit numbers & hit TAB to recalculate)

• Alath = x 16,
• Blath = x 24,
• Clath = x 16,
• Dlath = x 12,
• Elath = x 24,
• Flath = x 8,
• Glath = x 24,
• Hlath = x 24,
• Ilath = x 12,
• h =

### 6V Octahedron Dome

 Geodesic 6V Octahedron Dome (front view)
 Geodesic 6V Octahedron Dome (bird view)
• vertices/connectors: 85
• 4 x 3-way
• 21 x 4-way
• 60 x 6-way
•  6V Octahedron Dome Construction Map
• edges/struts & bending angles (αstrut):
• A x 16: 0.19708 (5.66°)
• B x 24: 0.24197 (6.95°)
• C x 16: 0.26547 (7.63°)
• D x 12: 0.27735 (7.97°)
• E x 24: 0.29603 (8.51°)
• F x 40: 0.32036 (9.22°)
• G x 48: 0.33193 (9.55°)
• H x 24: 0.37796 (10.89°)
• I x 24: 0.38518 (11.10°)
• total 228 struts (9 kinds)1)
• strut variance 95.4%
• faces: 144 (3-sided)
• A-A-D x 12 (45.30°, 45.30°, 89.41°)
• B-B-D x 12 (55.04°, 55.04°, 69.91°)
• B-C-F x 24 (47.66°, 54.19°, 78.15°)
• E-F-G x 48 (53.94°, 61.05°, 65.02°)
• G-G-H x 24 (55.29°, 55.29°, 69.42°)
• H-I-I x 24 (58.77°, 60.62°, 60.62°)
• 6 kinds of faces2)
• height: 1.000 or 50.00% of diameter

1) strut lengths sorted by 1/10'000th or +/-0.00005 exact
2) clock wise (cw) and counter clock wise (ccw) orientation neglected

#### 6V Octahedron Dome Calculator

 Geodesic 6V Octahedron Dome (Human is 170cm/5'7")

d = , lhole =
(Edit numbers & hit TAB to recalculate)

• Alath = x 16,
• Blath = x 24,
• Clath = x 16,
• Dlath = x 12,
• Elath = x 24,
• Flath = x 40,
• Glath = x 48,
• Hlath = x 24,
• Ilath = x 24,
• h =

### 2V.3V Octahedron Dome

 Geodesic 2V.3V Octahedron Dome (front view)
 Geodesic 2V.3V Octahedron Dome (bird view)
• vertices/connectors: 85
• 4 x 3-way
• 21 x 4-way
• 60 x 6-way
•  2V.3V Octahedron Dome Construction Map
• edges/struts & bending angles (αstrut):
• A x 32: 0.25480 (7.32°)
• B x 16: 0.27355 (7.86°)
• C x 24: 0.27468 (7.89°)
• D x 24: 0.27569 (7.92°)
• E x 24: 0.29082 (8.36°)
• F x 24: 0.33193 (9.55°)
• G x 12: 0.35741 (10.29°)
• H x 24: 0.36346 (10.47°)
• I x 24: 0.37796 (10.89°)
• J x 24: 0.38518 (11.10°)
• total 228 struts (10 kinds)1)
• strut variance 51.2%
• faces: 144 (3-sided)
• A-A-G x 12 (45.47°, 45.47°, 89.07°)
• A-D-F x 24 (48.51°, 54.14°, 77.35°)
• B-C-H x 24 (48.34°, 48.60°, 83.05°)
• C-C-G x 12 (49.42°, 49.42°, 81.16°)
• D-E-H x 24 (48.28°, 51.94°, 79.78°)
• E-E-I x 12 (49.46°, 49.46°, 81.07°)
• F-F-I x 12 (55.29°, 55.29°, 69.42°)
• I-J-J x 24 (58.77°, 60.62°, 60.62°)
• 8 kinds of faces2)
• height: 1.000 or 50.00% of diameter

1) strut lengths sorted by 1/10'000th or +/-0.00005 exact
2) clock wise (cw) and counter clock wise (ccw) orientation neglected

#### 2V.3V Octahedron Dome Calculator

 Geodesic 2V.3V Octahedron Dome (Human is 170cm/5'7")

d = , lhole =
(Edit numbers & hit TAB to recalculate)

• Alath = x 32,
• Blath = x 16,
• Clath = x 24,
• Dlath = x 24,
• Elath = x 24,
• Flath = x 24,
• Glath = x 12,
• Hlath = x 24,
• Ilath = x 24,
• Jlath = x 24,
• h =

### 3V.2V Octahedron Dome

 Geodesic 3V.2V Octahedron Dome (front view)
 Geodesic 3V.2V Octahedron Dome (bird view)
• vertices/connectors: 85
• 4 x 3-way
• 21 x 4-way
• 60 x 6-way
•  3V.2V Octahedron Dome Construction Map
• edges/struts & bending angles (αstrut):
• A x 32: 0.23131 (6.64°)
• B x 24: 0.23773 (6.83°)
• C x 40: 0.32036 (9.22°)
• D x 12: 0.32492 (9.35°)
• E x 24: 0.33571 (9.66°)
• F x 48: 0.34069 (9.81°)
• G x 48: 0.35506 (10.23°)
• total 228 struts (7 kinds)1)
• strut variance 53.5%
• faces: 144 (3-sided)
• A-A-D x 12 (45.39°, 45.39°, 89.23°)
• A-B-C x 24 (46.08°, 47.75°, 86.17°)
• B-B-D x 12 (46.89°, 46.89°, 86.22°)
• C-F-G x 48 (54.79°, 60.32°, 64.89°)
• E-F-F x 24 (59.03°, 60.48°, 60.48°)
• E-G-G x 24 (56.42°, 61.79°, 61.79°)
• 6 kinds of faces2)
• height: 1.000 or 50.00% of diameter

1) strut lengths sorted by 1/10'000th or +/-0.00005 exact
2) clock wise (cw) and counter clock wise (ccw) orientation neglected

#### 3V.2V Octahedron Dome Calculator

 Geodesic 3V.2V Octahedron Dome (Human is 170cm/5'7")

d = , lhole =
(Edit numbers & hit TAB to recalculate)

• Alath = x 32,
• Blath = x 24,
• Clath = x 40,
• Dlath = x 12,
• Elath = x 24,
• Flath = x 48,
• Glath = x 48,
• h =

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