Cubic foot

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The term cubic foot is an Imperial and US customary (non-metric) unit of volume, used in the United States and the United Kingdom. It is defined as the volume of a cube with sides of one foot (0.3048 m) in length. To calculate cubic feet multiply length X width X height.

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Conversions

1 cubic foot = 1728 cubic inches
=127 of a cubic yard
≈ 0.037037037037037 cu yd
=0.028316846592 cubic metres
=28.316846592 litres
=57677 US fluid gallons
=1728231 US fl gal
≈ 7.48051948 US fl gal
= 7372877 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

There is no universally agreed symbol but the following are used:

Cubic foot per second

There is no universally agreed symbol but the following are used:

Cubic foot per minute

There is no universally agreed symbol but the following are used:

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.

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Notes

  1. ^ a b Used in the oil and gas industry.
  2. ^ a b The terms billion and trillion as used here refer to the short scale definitions, 109 and 1012 respectively.