The Mass of a Spherical Tank Contents calculator computes the mass or weight of substance (liquid or loose granular) contained in a spherical container based on the depth (d) of the substance, the radius of the spherical container (r) and the mean density (mD) of the substance.
INSTRUCTIONS: Choose units and enter the following:
Mass or Weight of Spherical Tank (M): The mass of the sphere is returned in kilograms. However this can be automatically converted to other mass and weight units via the pull-down menu.
Mean Density of Common Substances
The spherical tank mass formula:
For similar calculations with other shaped containers, click on the following:
The Mean Density of many substances (metals, mineral, chemicals, gases, woods, agricultural products, liquids and types of earths) can be looked up by CLICKING HERE.
Or you can see these formulas and other useful measurements all combined in one calculator.