Traveller Store CotI Features New Posts Mark Forums Read Register


Go Back TravellerRPG.com > Citizens of the Imperium > 2300/2320AD > 2300AD & 2320

2300AD & 2320 Discussion of the original 2300AD from GDW, the revised 2300 from Mongoose Publishing, or QLI's 2320AD.

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old February 3rd, 2019, 08:17 AM
Jeff M. Hopper's Avatar
Jeff M. Hopper Jeff M. Hopper is offline
Citizen: SOC-14
 
Join Date: Jun 2001
Location: Knoxville, TN, USA
Posts: 2,764
Gallery : 2
Visit Jeff M. Hopper's Blog
Jeff M. Hopper Citizen+Jeff M. Hopper Citizen+
Default Maximum Mass for a Stutterwarp Vessel

OK, I need someone to check my math and reasoning here.

Stutterwarp cannot work at FTL speeds in a gravity field greater than 0.0001G and cannot work at all in a gravity field greater than 0.1G, so since gravity is based on mass, then the maximum mass for an FTL starship is one that will create a 0.0001G gravity field and the maximum mass for a STL stutterwarp ship is one that will create a 0.1G gravity field.

The values that I am getting for maximum FTL stutterwarp mass are 14985.5 tons and maximum STL mass is 14985763.5 tons.

I'm using g=Gm/r^2 and solving for m with r being equal to 1 since it is the radius of the mass itself.
__________________
Sir Jeff Hopper
Knight of the Third Imperium Zaru 2305 Indus B859653-A
Baron of the Third Imperium Corr 2836 Igudi D586643-2
TAS Member Corr 0213 Erlu B7C0626-9
Reply With Quote

Welcome!
To see more of this thread, please login or register.
Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Beyond Maximum Imperial Tech Bob Weaver The Lone Star 94 September 24th, 2014 12:22 AM
Maximum Warp, Mr. Sulu Kilgs The Lone Star 33 June 20th, 2014 12:50 AM
Characteristics maximum value kilandra Traveller 5 12 May 8th, 2013 02:23 AM
Maximum Vacuum Speed equilibrium The Fleet 16 May 3rd, 2004 07:10 AM

This website and its contents are copyright ©2010- Far Future Enterprises. All rights reserved. Traveller is a registered trademark of Far Future Enterprises .
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.4
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright (c) 2010-2013, Far Future Enterprises. All Rights Reserved.