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otagoodcar
12-28-2005, 10:29 AM
I need to convert 390.2 Kg to liters. The specific gravity is 1.2104. From everything I read, you multiply. Is this correct? If multiplying, I come out with 472.298 liters. If dividing I come out with 322.372 liters. Is that anything with a specific gravity of less than 1 is multiplied, and anything with a specific gravity greater than 1 is divided?

Thanks,

DC

Robert Fogt
12-29-2005, 12:54 AM
Specific gravity is the density of the substance as compared to water. Water has a density of 1 kilogram/liter. So a specific gravity of 1.2104 means it has a density of 1.2104 kilogram/liter

Using algebra we know whether to multiply or divide to make one of the units cancel out.

kilograms / (kilogram/liter) = liter
liters * (kilogram/liter) = kilogram

So in your case, you divide:

390.2 kilograms / 1.2104 kilograms/liter = 322.3728 liters

Whether you multiply or divide does not depend on if the specific gravity is above or below zero, it only depends on which direction you are going, from kilogram to liter or from liter to kilogram.

05-24-2007, 05:51 PM
Im terrible at maths! I need to know how many litres our 30,000kg tank holds????

Mrs X
05-25-2007, 02:34 AM
If your tank holds water, then 30,000kg = 30,000L. If the material is something other than water, you could post the substance, and someone may be able to find the density. :)

Unregistered
11-01-2007, 11:16 AM
Think of it this way

If the specific gravity is >1 : the fluid weighs more and has fewer liters

eg. specific gravity 1.5 would mean 3000 kg = 1500 liters

specific gravity 0.5 would mean 3000 kg = 4500 liters

You would either multiply the liter side or divide the kg side.

kg side liter side
3000/1.5 = 1500
or
3000 = 1500 * 1.5

Mrs X
11-01-2007, 01:43 PM
Think of it this way

If the specific gravity is >1 : the fluid weighs more and has fewer liters

eg. specific gravity 1.5 would mean 3000 kg = 1500 liters

specific gravity 0.5 would mean 3000 kg = 4500 liters

You would either multiply the liter side or divide the kg side.

kg side liter side
3000/1.5 = 1500
or
3000 = 1500 * 1.5
It might have changed, but when I went to school, 1500 x 2 = 3000

Unregistered
11-05-2007, 11:56 PM
What is the water equivalent of CNG

i.e. 1 liter of water = How many KG of CNG (Compressed Natural Gas)

frederickfio@yahoo.com
01-07-2008, 02:24 AM
If your tank holds water, then 30,000kg = 30,000L. If the material is something other than water, you could post the substance, and someone may be able to find the density. :)
225litres of diesel to kilogram

JohnS
01-08-2008, 03:11 AM
225litres of diesel to kilogram

Density can vary between refinies and between batches. But .837 kg/L seems typical of #2 conventional diesel (US Dept. of Energy data). So that would be about 188 kg.

If you have a density figure specific to your lot of diesel fuel, use it instead.

Unregistered
06-17-2009, 10:56 PM
Hi,

Suppose the water is flavoured, is it then 1 kg = 1 liter.

Thanks

Unregistered
07-08-2009, 01:51 AM
Formula for calculating litres into kilgrams &
kilograms in to litres of diesel
formula for calcilating the density of 1 litres diesel & petrol

JohnS
07-08-2009, 02:32 AM
Formula for calculating litres into kilgrams &
kilograms in to litres of diesel
formula for calcilating the density of 1 litres diesel & petrol

density = mass/volume

Diesel and petrol (gasoline) are both blends of MANY different petrochemicals and density varies between lots, refineries, etc. For any accuracy, you need measured density for the lot in question. However, typical values are gasoline, 730 kg/m³, diesel, 840 kg/m³
(1 m³ = 1000 L)

varunsharma
07-08-2009, 04:27 AM
Formula for calculating litres into kilgrams &
kilograms in to litres of diesel
formula for calcilating the density of 1 litres diesel & petrol
formula for converting to 1 liter diesal to kg

Unregistered
08-13-2009, 05:03 AM
i.e. 1 liter of water = How many KG of CNG

Unregistered
08-31-2009, 09:43 PM

1 kg equal to liters =?

Unregistered
10-20-2009, 10:10 AM
could anyone please tell me what 80 litres is it kilograms

Unregistered
10-23-2009, 05:20 AM
What about mixed substances for example:

A Liquid bulk of 1000 kg contains:

Water: 15.0 kg (Density = 1:1)
Liquid 1: 985 kg (Density = 1:4.1617)

Since there is so little water I'm guessing the density will remain as 4.1617, however, if the example were:

Water: 500 kg (Density = 1:1)
Liquid 1: 500 kg (Density = 1:4.1617)

How would we calculate a mixed substance?

Unregistered
11-24-2009, 09:43 AM
I have worked the following out can some please confirm if this is correct or not ?

Density - 769 kg/m3 (Ethanol)

Mass flow rate 125kg/Hr

Volume = Mass / Density

=125 kg/hr / 769 kg m3

= 0.162 m3 / hr

Convert m3 into litres / hr

=162 l/hr

Thanks

Mrs X
11-24-2009, 02:32 PM
I have worked the following out can some please confirm if this is correct or not ?

Density - 769 kg/m3 (Ethanol)

Mass flow rate 125kg/Hr

Volume = Mass / Density

=125 kg/hr / 769 kg m3

= 0.162 m3 / hr

Convert m3 into litres / hr

=162 l/hr

Thanks

162 L/hr sounds good to me. :) 100%

Unregistered
02-01-2010, 06:12 AM
It might have changed, but when I went to school, 1500 x 2 = 3000
Yes, could be confusing; 3000/1.5 = 2000: 3000*1.5 =4500. But the principal is sound.

Unregistered
05-11-2010, 02:13 AM
Im terrible at maths! I need to know how many litres our 30,000kg tank holds????

if 12000 ltr is how much kilograms

Unregistered
06-23-2010, 01:44 AM
i need to know the density of a varnish.. is it applicable to use kg as a unit of measurement in measuring varnish?

thanks.

JohnS
06-23-2010, 04:52 AM
i need to know the density of a varnish.. is it applicable to use kg as a unit of measurement in measuring varnish?

thanks.

Either weight or volume would be suitable.

Different varnishes may have different densities depending on whether they are an oiul or water formulation and amount of pigments. Oil based would probably be a little under 1 kg/L (oil-based paint could be over because paint has much more pigment). Water-based would likely be slightly over 1 kg/L. You would have to measure it or get manufacturer's data to have any accuracy.

Unregistered
09-14-2010, 07:15 PM
i am not expert in math, how to convert 1kg to liter

JohnS
09-15-2010, 02:32 AM
i am not expert in math, how to convert 1kg to liter

You have to know the density of the substance.

Water is about 1 kg/L, so 1 L. Things lighter than water, oil, gasoline, would be more than 1 L. Heavily pigmented paints and other things heavier than water would be less than 1 L. If you can find (or measure) the density of the substance, divide the mass by it.

Unregistered
10-11-2010, 11:30 PM
i have wheat which is having a moisture content of 10.5% and i have conditioned it (add water and allow water to get absorbed into the grain) and the moisture has gone up to 16.4%.the water percentage added to the grain is 5.9%.How can i convert this percentage into litres and then kilograms

JohnS
10-12-2010, 03:16 AM
i have wheat which is having a moisture content of 10.5% and i have conditioned it (add water and allow water to get absorbed into the grain) and the moisture has gone up to 16.4%.the water percentage added to the grain is 5.9%.How can i convert this percentage into litres and then kilograms

Lets start with 1 metric ton of the 10.5% moisture wheat.
It is 105 kg water, and 895 kg of bone-dry wheat.

After moisture is added, it is still 895 kg of bone-dry wheat, but that is only 83.6% (100 - 16.4) of total mass. Total mass must be 895 kg/0.836 = 1070.6 kg, so 70.6 kg of water must have been added per metric ton.

Unregistered
11-08-2010, 07:04 AM
can someone help me by giving me the formula to convert Kg to Litres when it is Hydrogen for the Kg and petrol for the Litres.

JohnS
11-08-2010, 12:42 PM
can someone help me by giving me the formula to convert Kg to Litres when it is Hydrogen for the Kg and petrol for the Litres.

The comparison is usually done on the basis of heating value. For an engine, the Lower Heating Value is the usual comparison. Figures vary, particularly lot to lot for gasoline. Using DoE typical figures:
1 kg H2 = 120.21 MJ/kg
and gasoline (petrol) 42.358 MJ/kg and 0.7476 kg/L (= 31.667 MJ/L)
Thus 1 kg H2 = 3.796 L gasoline, based on LHV equivalence.

sulfurhexafloruid guy
11-17-2010, 11:17 AM
I have a question about this converstion between litres and kilos.

I would like to know how i can convert the sf6 gas kilos to litre and vice versa.
As i understood one would need the density of the gas to do this.

witch is Gas
density
(20°C, 1 bar) 6.07 g/l
Liquid density (0°C, 12.65 bar) 1.56 kg/l
Solid density (–100°C)[13] 2.77 kg/l

got those figures from this pdf from the manufacturer.
xxx.solvay-fluor.com/docroot/fluor/static_files/attachments/sf6_e.pdf

bea
01-11-2011, 03:32 PM
hello! can you please tell me how to convert kilograms to liter?
the liquid is a fruit juice though

the original data was in metric tons, then i converted it to kilograms.. how can i covert it to liters? Do I need to consider densities and specific gravities??

JohnS
01-12-2011, 03:03 AM
hello! can you please tell me how to convert kilograms to liter?
the liquid is a fruit juice though

the original data was in metric tons, then i converted it to kilograms.. how can i covert it to liters? Do I need to consider densities and specific gravities??

Yes, you need to know the density. A natural fruit juice, or a concentrate diluted to natural strength will only be a little denser than water, 1 kg/L, almost certainly less than 1.1 kg/L. However, a concentrate, such as orange juice concentrate, will be appreciably denser, maybe 1.4 kg/L. If you need any accuracy you need to measure your particular batch.

Assuming you have density in kilograms per liter, just divide the kilograms by it.

Unregistered
01-19-2011, 03:38 AM
how to convert 6,4001 litres of aircraft engine fuel in to kg

JohnS
01-19-2011, 07:16 AM
how to convert 6,4001 litres of aircraft engine fuel in to kg

It depends on the density, which can vary, but 0.81 kg/L is a typical value for jet fuel.

Unregistered
02-21-2011, 07:26 PM
i read from the other site the conversion of kilogram to liter:divide kilogram from 0.96, different from what i read here

JohnS
02-22-2011, 03:00 AM
i read from the other site the conversion of kilogram to liter:divide kilogram from 0.96, different from what i read here

Either the other site is useless, or you didn't get all their advice. Different liquids have different densities, or ratios of mass to volume. Gasoline is around 0.73 kg/L, water is 1 kg/L, a heavy sugar syrup or concentrated chemical solutions may be 1.4 kg/L or higher.

The conversion between liters and kilograms is variable and that conversion is called density. You either have to look it up in a reference or measure it. To look it up, it helps to know what liquid you are talking about.

Unregistered
03-27-2011, 04:24 AM
I am trying to work out the circulating blood volume of a horse. I understand it is 10% of bodyweight, so if horse weighs 500kg what would this work out at in litres? I am rubbish at maths.

JohnS
03-27-2011, 05:07 AM
I am trying to work out the circulating blood volume of a horse. I understand it is 10% of bodyweight, so if horse weighs 500kg what would this work out at in litres? I am rubbish at maths.

10% of a 500 kg horse is 50 kg.

You need density of blood to convert to volume. Blood has slightly higher density than water (approx 1 kg/L). I've seen figures of 1.055 - 1.06 for human blood; I assume (but don't know) that horse blood is similar.

50 kg x 1 L/1.06 kg = 47 L

algal oil man
05-20-2011, 09:53 AM
Can someone help me convert 3.2 kg of algal oil into liters?

JohnS
05-20-2011, 10:28 AM
Can someone help me convert 3.2 kg of algal oil into liters?

You need to know the density. Most vegetable oils are about 0.92 kg/L; I will assume algal oil is similar, because I don't have any better figure.

3.2 kg x 1 L/0.92 kg = 3.5 L approx.

For any precision, measure the density, and divide by it.

powergen
05-31-2011, 08:07 PM
It depends on the density, which can vary, but 0.81 kg/L is a typical value for jet fuel.

hi,

i am facing this problem of the specific fuel convertion to liters for our generator. Wondering you can help up?

Generator size: 750KVA ( Prime rated )
Power factor: 0.8
Voltage: 440V 50Hz
Fuel consumption stated : 210 g/kW.h

I needed to fabricate a diesel tank for this big brother, but just can't firgure out the volumn of Liters needed if i run the generator for 10hours.

It's possible to share how to convert this g/kW.h to liters ?

JohnS
06-01-2011, 02:07 AM
hi,

i am facing this problem of the specific fuel convertion to liters for our generator. Wondering you can help up?

Generator size: 750KVA ( Prime rated )
Power factor: 0.8
Voltage: 440V 50Hz
Fuel consumption stated : 210 g/kW.h

I needed to fabricate a diesel tank for this big brother, but just can't firgure out the volumn of Liters needed if i run the generator for 10hours.

It's possible to share how to convert this g/kW.h to liters ?

At rated load, 750 kVA x 0.8 PF = 600 kW and fuel consumption is 600 kW x 210 g/kWh = 126 kg/h

I assume this runs on diesel. Fuel density can vary but 0.84 kg/L is a typical value for #2 diesel. 126 kg/h x 1 L/0.84 kg = 150 L/h.

If the generator is run at less than full load, the fuel consumption will be reduced.

Unregistered
07-29-2011, 04:33 AM
Hi,

I want to convert 4.5kg to Liter. the substance is tomato ketchup but i don't know the density.

Thanks,

JohnS
07-29-2011, 10:31 AM
Hi,

I want to convert 4.5kg to Liter. the substance is tomato ketchup but i don't know the density.

Thanks,

I have found figures for density ranging from 1.01 to 1.4 kg/L. From Heinz nutritional info (data is rounded) I get around 1.1 kg/L.

Using that 4.5 kg x 1 L/1.1 kg = 4.1 L approx.
I am sure it is at least a little heavier than water, the question is how much.

Unregistered
08-16-2011, 01:53 AM
how do i convert 1 kg of water into liters exactly.

Unregistered
10-09-2011, 02:30 AM
The mileage for a motorcycle with a fuel-tank capacity of 22L is 35 miles per gal. The density of gasoline is .74 g/mL. What is the mass in kilograms of fuel in the tank?

JohnS
10-09-2011, 03:13 AM
The mileage for a motorcycle with a fuel-tank capacity of 22L is 35 miles per gal. The density of gasoline is .74 g/mL. What is the mass in kilograms of fuel in the tank?

Note that 0.74 g/mL = 0.74 kg/L,
22 L x 0.74 kg/L = 16.3 kg

Unregistered
10-16-2011, 08:09 PM
plz tell the reference book which u given such data.......i m confusinf by ur solution....

JohnS
10-17-2011, 02:19 AM
plz tell the reference book which u given such data.......i m confusinf by ur solution....

Everything has a different density so we take our density figures from any reliable looking source we can find. A few are listed in our "Resources" section, but we use MANY sources. Which figure in particular troubles you?

mita
10-20-2011, 11:00 PM
Hi,

can you help me to convert 1 kg of syrup to litres?

the density is 10.875 lbs./gallon

thanks

JohnS
10-21-2011, 03:13 AM
Hi,

can you help me to convert 1 kg of syrup to litres?

the density is 10.875 lbs./gallon

thanks

Given the litres spelling, the first question is US or Imperial gallons?
10.875 lb x 0.45359237 kg/lb = 4.932817 kg
Since you have 1 kg, you have 1/4.932817 of some kind of gallon, or 0.202 724 gallon.

If US gallon, 3.785411784 L/gal yields 0.76739 L
If Imperial gallon, 4.54609 L/gal yields 0.92160 L

The second question is WHY measure density in "english" units when the contents are specified in metric?

Unregistered
11-20-2011, 12:30 AM
specific gravity is the density of the substance as compared to water. Water has a density of 1 kilogram/liter. So a specific gravity of 1.2104 means it has a density of 1.2104 kilogram/liter

using algebra we know whether to multiply or divide to make one of the units cancel out.

Kilograms / (kilogram/liter) = liter
liters * (kilogram/liter) = kilogram

so in your case, you divide:

390.2 kilograms / 1.2104 kilograms/liter = 322.3728 liters

whether you multiply or divide does not depend on if the specific gravity is above or below zero, it only depends on which direction you are going, from kilogram to liter or from liter to kilogram.

if i put 10 kg of ng in my cars how many litres whill it be at 200 bar with rhe relative destiny 0,56 to 0,71

Unregistered
11-22-2011, 07:44 AM
The driver's blood alchohol content was 438 mg/dL. What does that mean when using the conversion formula from BLOOD to BREATH to determine the BAC results?

Unregistered
12-05-2011, 02:11 PM
I need to kmow how many kiloliters are ion 52 liters. Please help me out. Thank you so much!!!!!!

JohnS
12-05-2011, 03:31 PM
I need to kmow how many kiloliters are ion 52 liters. Please help me out. Thank you so much!!!!!!

Kilo- means thousand, with any unit, and 1 kL = 1000 L
so 52 L = 0.052 kL

rajkumar
07-14-2012, 09:46 PM
farmula for kg=ltr

JohnS
07-15-2012, 03:06 AM
farmula for kg=ltr

Density. Different things have differnt densities.

Allan Parker
07-15-2012, 11:51 AM
You just need to divide the kilograms by 0.96 gm/cm*³ is the same as kg/l 1 gram = 0.001 kilogram 1 cubic centimeter = 0.001 liter gm/cm³ = 0.001 kg/ 0.001 liter = kg/liter So 0.96 kg/l means that 1 liter weighs 0.96 kilograms, or 1 kilogram is 1.04 liters.

Unregistered
08-09-2012, 12:54 AM
I want to know 1 Kg of compressed CNG at 200 Bar pressure is equivalent to how many Liters at 1 bar pressure.

Unregistered
11-24-2012, 05:05 AM
I have a propane gas cylinder, when it's full it's got 47 kilo of gas. How many litre's is that

JohnS
11-24-2012, 06:49 AM
I have a propane gas cylinder, when it's full it's got 47 kilo of gas. How many litre's is that

Propane density (as a pressurized liquid) is about 0.51 kg/L so
47 kg x 1 L/0.51 kg = 92 L

Unregistered
10-14-2013, 10:17 PM
3000kg/1.5 = 2000lts and not 1500lts. thought you should know.

Unregistered
12-16-2013, 08:45 AM
Hi all, i want to convert 100 kg of flavour lemon to lt. specific gravity 0.8819 ang alcohol 79.55%.

The alcohol is for customs office. is it right to do 100/0.8819=113.39lt

113.39*79.55%= 90.20 lt for custom fee?

thanks...

JohnS
12-16-2013, 01:00 PM
Hi all, i want to convert 100 kg of flavour lemon to lt. specific gravity 0.8819 ang alcohol 79.55%.

The alcohol is for customs office. is it right to do 100/0.8819=113.39lt

113.39*79.55%= 90.20 lt for custom fee?

thanks...

They might have an "official" way of doing it, but this looks right.