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Density

Definition

The density or volumetric mass density is the physical measure, which defines the mass volume unit. Thus, the density of a homogenous body is equal to the ratio of its mass and volume.

1 kilogram per cubic metre is the density of a uniformed body of a volume of 1 cubic metre which has a mass of 1 kilogram.

 

system of units:   SI;
statute:   derived unit;
name the value:   ρ;
unit name:   kilogram per cubic metre;
symbol unit:   kg/m³;
relationship of definition:   ρ = m/V;
dimension:   M L³;
expression in other units:   lb/ft³, oz/gal,;

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Units of measurement

namesymbol value in SI unit:
kg/m³
note
1 gram per cubic milimetreg/mm³= 106 
1 gram per cubic centimetreg/cm³= 10³ 
1 gram per cubic metreg/m³= 10-3 
1 gram per litreg/l= 1.0 
1 grain per gallongr/gal≈ 0.017 118 06(1)
1 ounce per cubic inchoz/in³≈ 1 729.994 
1 ounce per gallonoz/gal≈ 6.236 023(2)
1 ounce per gallonoz/gal≈ 7.489 152(1)
1 pound per cubic inchlb/in³≈ 27 679.9 
1 pound per cubic footlb/ft³≈ 16.018 46 
1 pound per cubic yardlb/yd³≈ 0.593 276 4 
1 pound per gallonlb/gal≈ 99.776 33(2)
1 pound per gallonlb/gal≈ 119.826 4(1)
1 slug per cubic footslug/ft³≈ 515.378 8 
1 slug per cubic yardslug/yd³≈ 19.088 101 
1 ton, short, per cubic yard ≈ 1 186.553 
1 ton, long, per cubic yard ≈ 1 328.939 

Note:

(1) - US;

(2) - imperial, UK;