Enter the cylinder radius (m), the cylinder length (m), and the density (kg/m^3) into the Cylinder Mass Calculator. The calculator will evaluate and display the Cylinder Mass. 

Cylinder Mass Formula

The following formula is used to calculate the Cylinder Mass. 

CM = pi*r^2*L*D
  • Where CM is the Cylinder Mass (kg)
  • r is the cylinder radius (m) 
  • L is the cylinder length (m) 
  • D is the density (kg/m^3) 

To calculate the cylinder mass, calculate the cylinder volume, then multiply the volume by the density.

How to Calculate Cylinder Mass?

The following example problems outline how to calculate Cylinder Mass.

Example Problem #1

  1. First, determine the cylinder radius (m).
    • The cylinder radius (m) is calculated to be : 2.
  2. Next, determine the cylinder length (m).
    • The cylinder length (m) is measured to be: 5.
  3. Next, determine the density (kg/m^3).
    • The density (kg/m^3) is found to be: 50.
  4. Finally, calculate the Cylinder Mass using the formula above: 

CM = pi*r^2*L*D

The values given above are inserted into the equation below and the solution is calculated:

CM = pi*2^2*5*50 = 3141.59 (kg)

Example Problem #2

The variables needed for this problem are provided below:

cylinder radius (m) = 3

cylinder length (m) = 6

density (kg/m^3) = 70

This example problem is a test of your knowledge on the subject. Use the calculator above to check your answer. 

CM = pi*r^2*L*D = (kg)