How do I convert kg/yr to volume/year?
I was told to use density and to flip the units to m^3/kg - but that's not density, no? Does it make sense to do it that way?
So, instead of 1300kg/m^3 it's 1m^3/1300kg ?
- A.J.Lv 71 month agoFavorite Answer
If you flip the units, you also flip the number in the same way.
The density of water is 1000 kg/m3 at 4 °C (39 °F).
That makes it 1m3/1000kg or written like 1/1000 m3/kg
If water flows at 55,000 kg of water per year, how many cm3 of water per second?
(55,000 kg/yr) x (1/1000 m3/kg) = 55 m3/yr is the first step to m^3/year
1 m^3 is 100x100x100 cm^3 = 1,000,000 cm^3
1 year approximates as 365.25 days or 8,765.76 hours or 525,945.6 minutes
or 31,556,736 seconds
(55 m^3/year) x 1,000,000 cm^3/m^3 x 1 year / 31,556,736 seconds
You multiply numbers and cross-out units
55,000,000 / 31,556,736 cm^3/second
1.743 cm^3/second for 55,000 kg/year water flow
Get familiar with using units.
Per your update, you understand the concept, and try a few examples converting units.
- 1 month ago
Since density=mass/volume, then volume=mass/density. So, volume = kg/(kg/m^3) the kg cancel each other and you're left with m^3 - a volume! Viola!
- MarkLv 71 month ago
You don't. Density, size, and mass are three completely different units. That's like asking "what is 32F in feet"?