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The general form for the shape factor of any shape is:

Ks = (DeA) / V


Ks : Shape Factor

De : Equivalent Diameter of a sphere with a volume equal to the volume of the non-spherical particle

A : Area of the shape

V : Volume of the shape

By setting the equation for the volume of a sphere and the volume of the shape in question (in this case a cylinder) we can find De.

De = ((3/4) r2 h)(1/3)

De : Equivalent Diameter

D : Diameter of the cylinder

h : height of cylinder

Substituting the formula for the area and volume of a cylinder and the De into the general form will give us the shape factor for a cylinder.

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