volume of a pipe in gallons

Don't know how to calculate the area of your garden or circumference of a pond? Ask your question here.

Moderator: convert-me.com

volume of a pipe in gallons

Postby gypsy jim » Thu Nov 13, 2008 10:41 pm

I have a 12 inch pipe thats 1170 linear feet long. How many gallons will it hold? I got 6,879.6 gallons. Is this correct?
gypsy jim
 

Re: volume of a pipe in gallons

Postby Dirtman » Sun Nov 16, 2008 2:48 am

gypsy jim wrote:I have a 12 inch pipe thats 1170 linear feet long. How many gallons will it hold? I got 6,879.6 gallons. Is this correct?


Close, 6873.97 gallons

Using feet:
PI * Radius^2 * 1170 = Ft^3 * 7.48052 (Gallons per ft^3)
3.1415927 * 0.25 * 1170 * 7.48052 = 6873.97 gallons
Dirtman
Expert
 
Posts: 574
Joined: Sat Jan 21, 2006 2:04 pm
Location: California


Return to Calculating things

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 1 guest

Our Privacy Policy       Cooking Measures Converter       Metric conversions