5 liters of sorbaldehyde in tonnes
How many tonnes of sorbaldehyde in 5 liters? How much do 5 liters of sorbaldehyde weigh?
5 liters of sorbaldehyde equals 0.00448 tonne
Volume to 'Weight' Converter
How to convert 5 liters of sorbaldehyde to tonnes
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 tonnes from a volume in liters. 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 × vcf, where mcf is the conversion factor to convert from tonne to kilogram (table near the end of this page) and vcf is the conversion factor to convert from liter to cubic meters.
So, plugging these values in the formula above, we get:
mass = 895.43 × 5 × 0.001
mass = 4.477 × 100
mass = 0.004477 tonne (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 vm³ = vgal × vcf (2)
Now, dividing the equation (1) by the equation (2), we get
mkg = mlb × mcf, or
mkg = mlb × mcf, but mkg is, by definition, the density (d) in kg/m³, so
d = mlb × mcf
Rearranging the formula above we get
mlb = d × vgal × vcf
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 × vcf
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.
Sorbaldehyde conversion chart near 3.2 liters
|Liters to tonnes of sorbaldehyde|
|3.2 liters||=||0.00287 tonne|
|3.3 liters||=||0.00295 tonne|
|3.4 liters||=||0.00304 tonne|
|3.5 liters||=||0.00313 tonne|
|3.6 liters||=||0.00322 tonne|
|3.7 liters||=||0.00331 tonne|
|3.8 liters||=||0.0034 tonne|
|3.9 liters||=||0.00349 tonne|
|4 liters||=||0.00358 tonne|
|4.1 liters||=||0.00367 tonne|
|4.2 liters||=||0.00376 tonne|
|4.3 liters||=||0.00385 tonne|
|4.4 liters||=||0.00394 tonne|
|4.5 liters||=||0.00403 tonne|
|4.6 liters||=||0.00412 tonne|
|4.7 liters||=||0.00421 tonne|
|4.8 liters||=||0.0043 tonne|
|4.9 liters||=||0.00439 tonne|
|5 liters||=||0.00448 tonne|
|5.1 liters||=||0.00457 tonne|
|5.2 liters||=||0.00466 tonne|
|5.3 liters||=||0.00475 tonne|
|5.4 liters||=||0.00484 tonne|
|5.5 liters||=||0.00492 tonne|
|5.6 liters||=||0.00501 tonne|
|5.7 liters||=||0.0051 tonne|
|5.8 liters||=||0.00519 tonne|
|5.9 liters||=||0.00528 tonne|
|6 liters||=||0.00537 tonne|
|6.1 liters||=||0.00546 tonne|
|6.2 liters||=||0.00555 tonne|
|6.3 liters||=||0.00564 tonne|
|6.4 liters||=||0.00573 tonne|
|6.5 liters||=||0.00582 tonne|
|6.6 liters||=||0.00591 tonne|
|6.7 liters||=||0.006 tonne|
|6.8 liters||=||0.00609 tonne|
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 Unit||Factor to convert to m³ (vcf)|
|UK fluid ounce||0.0000284130625|
|US fluid ounce||0.00002957352956|
|Mass Unit||Factor 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.
Examples of Volume to Weight Conversions
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