# Spheroid Volume

## Description

A spheroid, or ellipsoid of revolution is a quadric surface obtained by rotating an ellipse about one of its principal axes; in other words, an ellipsoid with two equal semi-diameters.

Related formulas## Variables

V | Volume of the spheroid (m^{3}) |

π | pi |

a | Semi-major axis ( the equatorial radius of the spheroid) (m) |

c | Distance from centre to pole along the symmetry axis (m) |