Enter the mass and volume of a substance or object into the calculator to determine it’s specific volume.
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Specific Volume Formula
The following equation can be used to calculate a specific volume.
V = v/m
- Where V is the specific volume m^3/kg
- v is the volume (m^3)
- m is the mass (kg)
Other units for volume and mass can be substituted for the ones above. The resulting specific volume will correspond with the units used.
Specific Volume Definition
A specific volume is a measure of the total volume per unit mass. In other words is the inverse of density.
Specific Volume Example
How to calculate specific volume?
- First, determine the total volume.
Measure the total volume.
- Next, determine the total mass.
Measure the total mass.
- Finally, calculate the specific volume.
Using the equation above, calculate the specific volume.
Specific volume is the amount of volume per unit mass of an object or substance. It’s the inverse of specific gravity.
Specific volume is calculated using the volume and dividing the mass. It’s also equal to 1/density.