# Spherical cap and spherical segment

This calculator computes volume and surface area of spherical cap and spherical segment

This content is licensed under Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License 3.0 (Unported). That means you may freely redistribute or modify this content under the same license conditions and must attribute the original author by placing a hyperlink from your site to this work https://planetcalc.com/283/. Also, please do not modify any references to the original work (if any) contained in this content.

A spherical cap is the region of a sphere that lies above (or below) a given plane. If the plane passes through the center of the sphere, the cap is called a hemisphere.

Formulae:

- lateral surface area

- base surface area

- volume

A spherical segment is the solid defined by cutting a sphere with a pair of parallel planes. It can be thought of as a spherical cap with the top truncated, and so it corresponds to a spherical frustum.

Formulae:

- lateral surface area

- volume

#### Similar calculators

**Engineering Geometry hemisphere lateral surface area Math spherical cap spherical segment surface area volume

**

**PLANETCALC, Spherical cap and spherical segment

## Comments