The Weight of a Pipe's Contents calculator computes the weight or mass (M) of the contents of a section of a pipe based on the interior diameter (d) of circular conduit or pipe, the length (l) of the pipe and a (μD)mean density of its contents.
INSTRUCTIONS: Choose units and enter the following:
Weight or Mass of the Contents of a Pipe (W): The calculator returns the weight in pounds. However, this can be automatically converted to compatible units (e.g. kilograms) via the pull-down menu.
The equation for the volume of a pipe is:
For the mean density of other substances, you can use the mean density lookup function by CLICKING HERE. With other mean densities, the user can calculate the content weight of a pipe containing fluids such as diesel fuel, alcohol or sludge.