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# Flow Rate (Volume) Unit Converter

Last updated: Saturday, April 29, 2023

Volumetric flow rate is a measure of the volume of fluid or gas that is transferred through a given area over a period of time. It is typically measured in units of cubic meters per second (m³/s) or other similar units, such as liters per minute (L/min).

Here are some examples of volumetric flow rate in real-life situations:

Water flow in a pipeline: The volumetric flow rate of water in a pipeline is a measure of how much water is flowing through the pipeline over a period of time. This information can be used to monitor water usage, detect leaks, and optimize water distribution.

Air flow in a ventilation system: The volumetric flow rate of air in a ventilation system is a measure of how much air is being moved through the system over a period of time. This information can be used to maintain indoor air quality, regulate temperature and humidity levels, and optimize energy consumption.

Gas flow in a natural gas pipeline: The volumetric flow rate of natural gas in a pipeline is a measure of how much gas is being transported through the pipeline over a period of time. This information is used to monitor gas usage, detect leaks, and optimize gas distribution.

Volumetric flow rate is an important concept in many fields of engineering, including fluid mechanics, thermodynamics, and chemical engineering. It is used to design and optimize systems such as pumps, turbines, heat exchangers, and chemical reactors.

The SI unit of Flow Rate (Volumetric) is cubic meter / second [ m3 / s ]
Total number of units: base units (33) - derived units (14,520)
Total possible conversions: base units (1,056) - derived units (210,815,880)
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$$1.0\left(\dfrac{cubic \text{ } meter}{second}\right)={\color{rgb(20,165,174)} x}\left(\dfrac{cubic \text{ } meter}{second}\right)$$
yocto
[ y ]
zepto
[ z ]
atto
[ a ]
femto
[ f ]
pico
[ p ]
nano
[ n ]
micro
[ µ ]
milli
[ m ]
centi
[ c ]
deci
[ d ]
one
[ _ ]
deca
[ da ]
hecto
[ h ]
kilo
[ k ]
mega
[ M ]
giga
[ G ]
tera
[ T ]
peta
[ P ]
exa
[ E ]
zetta
[ Z ]
yotta
[ Y ]
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cubic foot / hour
[ ft3 / hr ]
cubic foot / minute
[ ft3 / min ]
cubic foot / second
[ ft3 / s ]
cubic inch / hour
[ in3 / hr ]
cubic inch / minute
[ in3 / min ]
cubic inch / second
[ in3 / s ]
cubic meter / hour
[ m3 / hr ]
cubic meter / minute
[ m3 / min ]
cubic meter / second
[ m3 / s ]
cubic mile / hour
[ mi3 / hr ]
cubic mile / minute
[ mi3 / min ]
cubic mile / second
[ mi3 / s ]
cubic yard / hour
[ yd3 / hr ]
cubic yard / minute
[ yd3 / min ]
cubic yard / second
[ yd3 / s ]
gallon / hour
[ gal / hr ]
imperial
gallon / hour
[ gal / hr ]
US, dry
gallon / hour
[ gal / hr ]
US, fluid
gallon / minute
[ gal / min ]
US, fluid
gallon / minute
[ gal / min ]
imperial
gallon / minute
[ gal / min ]
US, dry
gallon / second
[ gal / s ]
US, fluid
gallon / second
[ gal / s ]
US, dry
gallon / second
[ gal / s ]
imperial
gill / hour
[ gal / hr ]
imperial
gill / hour
[ gal / hr ]
US
gill / minute
[ gal / min ]
imperial
gill / minute
[ gal / min ]
US
gill / second
[ gal / s ]
imperial
gill / second
[ gal / s ]
US
liter / hour
[ l / hr ]
liter / minute
[ l / min ]
liter / second
[ l / s ]
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