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16 ounces of crude oil, 35.6° api in grams

16 US fluid ounces of crude oil, 35.6° api equals 401 grams

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16 US fluid ounces of crude oil, 35.6° api weighs 401 grams.

400.78047 grams precisely. Some values are approximate. Note: Crude oil, 35.6° api at 60 °F | density: 847 kg/m³.

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How to convert 16 US fluid ounces of crude oil, 35.6° api to grams

To convert a quantity of a substance or material expressed as a volume to mass we simply use the formula:

mass = density × volume

We want to calculate the mass in grams from a volume in US fluid ounces. We have the density table at the bottom of this web page that shows us the densities values in kg/m³, so we will use the folowing formula (see why below):

mass = d × v × vcfmcf, where mcf is the conversion factor to convert from gram to kilogram (table near the end of this page) and vcf is the conversion factor to convert from US fluid ounce to cubic meters.

So, plugging these values in the formula above, we get:

mass = 847 × 16 × 2.9570.001

mass = 0.40080.001

mass = 400.8 grams (answer)

There are other ways to convert from volume to mass. This is one of them.

How to convert from volume to mass (incorrectly called weight)?

Well, by definition of density we just need to use the formula:

mass = density × volume

Example: How much does 2 cubic meters of gasoline weigh in kilograms if the gasoline density is 750 kg/m³?

Plugging the values in the formula, we get

mass = density × volume = 750 × 2 = 1500 Kg

Very simple isn't it? Yes, it is as simple as that. But this works fine when the density value we have (from a chart for example) is defined using the same unit of volume and mass that we will use in the formula. For example, mass in kg and volume in liters. If we have, for example, mass in pounds and volume in gallons, we should do something to correct our result.

To transform the mass from pounds to kilograms we should multiply the mass in pounds by 0.45359237. We will call 0.45359237 the mass conversion factor - mcf

Matematically we write:

mass in kilograms = mass in pounds × mcf or mkg = mlb × mcf (1)

To transform the volume from gallons to cubic meters we should multiply the volume in cubic meters by 0.003785411784. We will call 0.003785411784 the volume conversion factor - vcf

Matematically we write:

volume in cubic meters = volume in gallons × vcf or v = vgal × vcf (2)

Now, dividing the equation (1) by the equation (2), we get

mkgv = mlb × mcfvgal × vcf, or

mkgv = mlbvgal × mcfvcf, but mkgv is, by definition, the density (d) in kg/m³, so

d = mlbvgal × mcfvcf

Rearranging the formula above we get

mlb = d × vgal × vcfmcf

Finally, we can generalize this formula any units of mass and volume, since we know how to find the values for mcf and vcf (Check the factor tables below).

m = d × v × vcfmcf

That is exactly the formula that we use in this calculator. You can see how this formula works reading the example above or/and choosing another one at the bottom of this page.

Crude oil, 35.6° api conversion chart near 16 US fluid ounces

US fluid ounces to grams of crude oil, 35.6° api
16 US fluid ounces = 401 grams
17 US fluid ounces = 426 grams
18 US fluid ounces = 451 grams
19 US fluid ounces = 476 grams
20 US fluid ounces = 501 grams
21 US fluid ounces = 526 grams
22 US fluid ounces = 551 grams
23 US fluid ounces = 576 grams
24 US fluid ounces = 601 grams
25 US fluid ounces = 626 grams
26 US fluid ounces = 651 grams
27 US fluid ounces = 676 grams
28 US fluid ounces = 701 grams
29 US fluid ounces = 726 grams
30 US fluid ounces = 751 grams
31 US fluid ounces = 777 grams
32 US fluid ounces = 802 grams
33 US fluid ounces = 827 grams
34 US fluid ounces = 852 grams
35 US fluid ounces = 877 grams
36 US fluid ounces = 902 grams
37 US fluid ounces = 927 grams
38 US fluid ounces = 952 grams
39 US fluid ounces = 977 grams
40 US fluid ounces = 1000 grams
41 US fluid ounces = 1030 grams
42 US fluid ounces = 1050 grams
43 US fluid ounces = 1080 grams
44 US fluid ounces = 1100 grams
45 US fluid ounces = 1130 grams
46 US fluid ounces = 1150 grams
47 US fluid ounces = 1180 grams
48 US fluid ounces = 1200 grams
49 US fluid ounces = 1230 grams
50 US fluid ounces = 1250 grams
51 US fluid ounces = 1280 grams
52 US fluid ounces = 1300 grams

Note: Values are rounded to 3 significant figures. Fractions are rounded to the nearest 8th fraction.

The above tables contains values for the densities of many common substances in kilograms per cubic meter. The last column shows at which temperature the measurement was made. See details on how to use it above.

Volume UnitFactor to convert to m³ (vcf)
UK fluid ounce0.0000284130625
US fluid ounce0.00002957352956
UK gallon0.00454609
US gallon0.003785411784
Mass UnitFactor to convert to kg (mcf)

The above tables contains the conversion factors to convert units of volume to cubic meter, as well as, to convert other units of mass to kilograms. See details above.


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