The Weight of Seawater in a Pipe calculator computes the weight (mass) of seawater in a pipe based on the density of the seawater (saltwater), the diameter and length of the pipe.
INSTRUCTIONS: Choose units and enter the following:
Weight of Seawater in a Pipe (M): The calculator returns the mass in kilograms. However, this can be automatically converted to compatible units via the pull-down menu.
Theis calculated using the dimensions of the pipe (length and diameter) and the of the . The is:
M = μD • π • (D/2)² • L
IMPORTANT NOTE: The above formula assumes that the pipe is full of seawater. A partially full pipe will have less water and weigh less. This calculation should be considered the maximum weight and does not include the weight of the pipe.
The mass is calculated based on the following equation:
Volume is calculated using the. And the is a vCalc constant equal to 1,025 kilograms per cubic meter.