Spike's Calculators

Cylinder Tank Vertical

Calculate the volume and capacity of a vertical cylinder tank.
This calculator uses inches for measurements.

Approximate weight of Fuel or Water
```one US gallon of water = 8.34 pounds.
one US gallon of diesel fuel = 7.1 pounds
one US gallon of gas = 6 pounds
```
`Note: measurements used in the calculation are diameter lengths, not radius lengths!`

Vertical Cylinder Tank

Height of the Tank in
Tank Diameter in
Liquid Weight-Pounds per US Gallon lb/gal US

Results:

Tank Volume:
In Cubic Inches in³
In Cubic Feet ft³
In Cubic Metres
Tank Capacity:
In US Gallons gal US
In Imperial Gallons gal Imperial
In Litres L
Liquid Weight and Surface Area
Weight of Liquid lbs
Surface Area in Square Inches in²
In Square Feet ft²
In Square Millimetres mm²
In Square Metres

Calculator

1. enter the height of the vertical cylinder tank in inches
2. the diameter in inches
3. the weight of the liquid in pounds per US gallon

Results

1. the volume of the vertical cylinder tank in cubic inches
2. the volume in cubic feet
3. the volume in cubic metres
4. the tank capacity in US gallons
5. the capacity in Imperial gallons
6. the capacity in litres
7. full tank liquid weight based on lbs/gal US
8. the surface area of the tank in square inches
9. the surface area in square feet
10. the surface area in square millimetres
11. the surface area in square metres

Formula
```V=𝝅(D/2)*H
where V is the volume
𝝅 = 3.14159265
D the diameter
H the height of the tank
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Conversions
```one cubic inch (in³) = 0.000578703703703704 cubic feet (ft³)
one cubic inch (in³) = 0.000016387064 cubic metres (m³)
one cubic inch (in³) = 0.00432900432900432 gallons (gal) US
one cubic inch (in³) = 0.00360465014990905 gallons (gal) Imperial
one cubic inch (in³) = 0.016387064 litres (L)
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