Enter the total weight (N) and the total volume (m^3) into the Density From Weight Calculator. The calculator will evaluate and display the Density From Weight. 

Density From Weight Formula

The following formula is used to calculate the Density From Weight. 

D = (W/9.81) / V
  • Where D is the Density From Weight (kg/m^3)
  • W is the total weight (N) 
  • V is the total volume (m^3) 

To calculate density from weight, divide the weight by 9.81, then divide by the volume.

How to Calculate Density From Weight?

The following example problems outline how to calculate Density From Weight.

Example Problem #1:

  1. First, determine the total weight (N).
    1. The total weight (N) is given as: 400.
  2. Next, determine the total volume (m^3).
    1. The total volume (m^3) is provided as: 30.
  3. Finally, calculate the Density From Weight using the equation above: 

D = (W/9.81) / V = (kg/m^3)

The values given above are inserted into the equation below:

D = (400/9.81) / 30 =1.359 (kg/m^3)

Example Problem #2: 

For this problem, the variables needed are provided below:

total weight (N) = 701

total volume (m^3) = 5

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

D = (W/9.81) / V = ?