1,728 cubic inches.A volume contained in a space measuring one foot high, one foot wide and one foot long 
1,728 cubic inches.A volume contained in a space measuring one foot high, one foot wide and one foot long 
Related Terms 
CUSECA unit of volume flow rate, used primarily to describe pumps, equal to a uniform flow of 1 cubic foot in 1 second. Also known as cubic foot per second (cfs). 
CUBIC FOOT PER MINUTEA unit of volume flow rate, equal to a uniform flow of 1 cubic foot trometer. 
BROKEN STOWAGEVolume of unoccupied space in a loaded ship due to the irregular shape of the cargo and consequent spaces between. 
VOLUME

AIR THERMOMETERA device that measures the temperature of an enclosed space by means of variations in the pressure or volume of air contained in a bulb placed in the space. 
TWENTY FOOT EQUIVALENT UNITA unit of measurement equal to the space occupied by a standard twenty foot container. Used in stating the capacity of container vessel or storage area. One 40 ft. Container is equal to two TEU's. 
TRANSOM STERNA squareended stern used to provide additional hull volume and deck space aft and to decrease resistance in some high speed ships. 
HEAT RELEASEThe total quantity of thermal energy above a fixed datum introduced into a furnace by the fuel, considered to be the product of the hourly fuel rate and its high heating value, expressed in Btu per hour per cubic foot of furnace volume or square foot of heating surface. 
TEUA unit of measurement equal to the space occupied by a standard twenty foot container. Used in stating the capacity of container vessel or storage area. One 40 ft. Container is equal to two TEU's. 
NET TONSThe interior volume of a vessel excluding the engine spaces, accommodation, or other enclosed deck space not used for the carriage of goods divided by 100 cu ft 
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