The cubic foot is an imperial and US customary (non-metric) unit of volume, used in the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom. It is defined as the volume of a cube with sides of one foot (0.3048 m) in length.
1 cubic foot = 1728 cubic inches =^{1}⁄_{27} of a cubic yard ≈ 0.037037 cu yd =0.028316846592 cubic metres =28.316846592 litres =^{576}⁄_{77} US fluid gallons =^{7480512}⁄_{999999} US fl gal ≈ 7.48051948 US fl gal = ^{73728}⁄_{77} US fluid ounces ≈ 957.50649350 US fl oz ≈ 6.22883546 imperial gallons ≈ 996.61367 imperial fluid ounces ≈ 0.803563913 U.S. bushels ≈ 0.1781076 oil barrels
Symbols Edit
There is no universally agreed symbol but the following are used:
- cubic feet, cubic foot, cubic ft
- cu ft, cu feet, cu foot
- ft³, feet³, foot³
- feet^3, foot^3, ft^3
- feet/-3, foot/-3, ft/-3 ft
- CCF for 100 cubic feet (C denotes centum, hundred. Used in the billing of natural gas and water delivered to households.)
- MCF for 1,000 cubic feet (M denotes mil, thousand)
- MMCF for 1,000,000 cubic feet (28,000 m³)
- MMCFD for millions of cubic feet per day.^{[1]}
- BCF for a billion cubic feet^{[2]}
- TCF for a trillion cubic feet.^{[2]}^{[3]}
Standard cubic foot Edit
- Main article: Standard cubic foot
A standard cubic foot (abbreviated scf) is a measure of quantity of gas, sometimes but not always defined as a cubic foot of volume at 60 degrees Fahrenheit and 14.7 pounds per square inch (PSI) of pressure. See standard temperature and pressure.
See also Edit
- 1 E-2 m³ for a comparison with other volumes
- Orders of magnitude (volume)
- Conversion of units
- Cube (arithmetic), cube root
- Square foot
- Glossary Index
NotesEdit
- ↑ Used in the oil and gas industry.
- ↑ ^{2.0} ^{2.1} The terms billion and trillion as used here refer to the short scale definitions, 10^{9} and 10^{12} respectively.
- ↑ Used in the oil and gas industry.
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