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.
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.