Mass per unit volume of a solid material, expressed usually in kg/m3.



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CHALDRON

  1. A unit of volume in common use in the United Kingdom, equal to 36 bushels, or 288 gallons, or approximately 1.30927 cubic meters. 2. A unit of volume, formerly used for measuring solid substances in the United States, equal to 36 bushels, or approximately 1.26861 cubic meters.

AIR DENSITY

The mass per unit volume of air.

DENSITY

The mass per unit volume of a substance at specified conditions of temperature and pressure.

PHASE FLOW RATE

The amount of one phase of a multiphase flow flowing through the cross-section of a conduit in unit time. The phase flow rate may be specified as phase volume flow rate or as phase mass flow rate.

FLOW RATE

The volume, mass, or weight of a fluid passing through any conductor per unit of time.

PINT

Abbreviated pt. 1. A unit of volume, used in the United States for measurement of liquid substances, equal to 1/8 U.S. gallon, or 231/8 cubic inches, or 4.73176473 10 4 cubic meter. Also known as liquid pint (liq pt). 2. A unit of volume used in the United States for measurement of solid substances, equal to 1/64 U.S. bushel, or 107,521/3200 cubic inches, or approximately 5.50610 10 4 cubic meter. Also known as dry pint (dry pt). 3. A unit of volume, used in the United Kingdom for measurement of liquid and solid substances, although usually the former, equal to 1/8 imperial gallon, or 5.6826125 10 4 cubic meter. Also known as imperial pint.

ARCOMETER

A device for determining the density of a liquid by measuring the apparent weight loss of a solid of known mass and volume when it is immersed in the liquid.

BULK DENSITY

The mass of powdered or granulated solid material per unit of volume.

FLUID DRAM

Abbreviated fl dr. 1. A unit of volume used in the United States for measurement of liquid substances, equal to 1/8 fluid ounce, or 3.6966911953125 10^-6 cubic meter. 2. A unit of volume used in the United Kingdom for measurement of liquid substances and occasionally of solid substances, equal to 1/8 fluid ounce or 3.5516328125 10^-6 cubic meter.

MULTIPHASE FLOW RATE

The total amount of the two or three phases of a multiphase flow flowing through the cross-section of a conduit in unit time. The multiphase flow rate should be specified as multiphase volume flow rate or multiphase mass flow rate.

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