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Units of Volume Flow

 

Description

Examples

Description

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Volume flow has the dimension length cubed over time. The SI composite unit of volume flow is the cubic meter per second.

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Maple knows the units of volume flow listed in the following table.

Name

Symbols

Context

Alternate Spellings

Prefixes

 

 

 

 

 

gallon_per_minute

gpm

US_liquid *

gallons_per_minute

 

 

 

UK

 

 

 

 

US_dry

 

 

cubic_foot_per_minute

cfm

standard *

cubic_feet_per_minute

 

  

An asterisk ( * ) indicates the default context, an at sign (@) indicates an abbreviation, and under the prefixes column, SI indicates that the unit takes all SI prefixes, IEC indicates that the unit takes IEC prefixes, and SI+ and SI- indicate that the unit takes only positive and negative SI prefixes, respectively.  Refer to a unit in the Units package by indexing the name or symbol with the context, for example, gallon_per_minute[US_liquid] or cfm[standard]; or, if the context is indicated as the default, by using only the unit name or symbol, for example, gallon_per_minute or cfm.

  

 

  

The units of volume flow are defined as follows.

  

A US liquid, US dry, or UK gallon per minute is defined as a gallon of the same context per minute.

  

A standard cubic foot per minute is defined as a cubic standard foot per minute.

Examples

convert'gpm','dimensions','base'=true

length3time

(1)

convert1,'units','gpm','gal''min'

1

(2)

convert1,'units','gpmUK','galUK''min'

1

(3)

convert1,'units','gpmUS_dry','galUS_dry''min'

1

(4)

convert1,'units','cfm','ft'3'min'

1

(5)

See Also

convert/dimensions

convert/units

Units

Units/Index

Units/length

Units/time